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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.

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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, brief language and smoking | See all certifications »

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All 3 participants have featured in music from a James Bond opening credits. Jimmy Page reveals that he played on Goldfinger (1964) whilst The Edge and Jack White contributed title tracks to GoldenEye (1995) and Quantum of Solace (2008) respectively. See more »

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Jack White: Who said you needed to buy a guitar?
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A terrific profile of two guitar legends (and one in the future?)
16 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An incredible doc featuring The Edge, Jimmy Page, and Jack White. The film is very, very well done. The opening credits are pretty cool. The thing is, at many times this film seems to work best for Edge and Page. It really is amazing to watch Edge go over the technicalities involved in creating his trademark style. Page is incredible; it's especially funny in one scene, where the other two are singing, and he flatly declares, "I can't sing!" - hilarious. Jack White seems to be a little out of his element here. He's the young gun of course, and over time perhaps he'll be thought of in a similar light to his legendary predecessors. But really, there is nothing to complain about. There is some classic footage of U2 (dressed in new wave clothes??) that may leave you laughing! The vintage reels of Page and U2 still give me the chills. Guggenheim has done a fantastic job. I look forward to seeing it again.


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