COAL MINERS DAUGHTER PICKED AS ONE OF THE TOP MUSIC BIOGRAPHIES

By Grace Wong -CNN.com

Whether they’re overcoming odds to reach stardom, battling inner demons or dealing with tragedy, the personal histories of our musical heroes are made for the big screen.

Film biographies of musicians may be criticized for their convention, but when done right, they’re movies that can affect us deeply.

The Screening Room has chosen, in no particular order, 10 of our favorite music biopics — movies which we think tell captivating stories, but above all, bring the music of these talented artists to life.
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