The Day The Music Died

A new documentary by a couple of young music fans serves mainly as a confirmation of what we already suspected – that the popular music industry is now little more than a corporate shell of its former self. “The men who made this movie were driven to spend a year of their lives wandering the country and talking to musicians and radio and recording-industry people because they correctly felt that something elemental has changed, that the institutions through which they fell in love with music are flailing.”