What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this fascinating documentary takes a look at some of the music industry's most important, and often ignored, performers. These background singers have been on stage with the greats of rock and roll, often providing haunting vocals to classic tracks. Yet until now, many have remained mostly anonymous. 20 Feet From Stardom is an attempt to remedy this travesty. Expect a few drug references, the word "ass," and a few clips featuring women in scanty costumes.
- Families can talk about how it must feel to be in the background. What do you think about the relationship between the big-name stars and the background singers?
- How do the lives and careers of background singers differ from the stars they support? Do they seem like the stereotypical rock stars?