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Blues masters : the essential history of the blues

Author: Son HouseLeadbellyBessie SmithMamie SmithRoy MiltonAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Rhino Home Video, [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Son House; Leadbelly; Bessie Smith; Mamie Smith; Roy Milton; Jimmy Rushing; Ethel Waters; Big Bill Broonzy; Ida Cox; Billie Holiday; Big Mama Thornton; Muddy Waters; Joe Turner; Joe Williams; Buddy Guy; Jimmy Witherspoon; B B King; L L Tarter; Barbara L Kaye; Chuck Niles; City Island Entertainment (Firm); Rhino Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1566058414 9781566058414
OCLC Number: 49920493
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Previously published on two videocassettes in 1993.
Credits: Director, L.L. Tarter ; writer/assistant director, Barbara L. Kaye ; editor, Laurence J. Rosen.
Performer(s): Narrator, Chuck Niles.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 DVD (103 min.) : black and white with color sequences
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 audio.
Contents: Levee blues / Son House --
Pick a bale o' cotton / Leadbelly --
St. Louis blues / Bessie Smith --
Lord, Lord, Lord ; Harlem blues / Mamie Smith --
Hey, lawdy mama / Roy Milton --
Take me back, baby / Jimmy Rushing --
Quicksand / Ethel Waters --
Guitar shuffle / Big Bill Broonzy --
Four day creep / Ida Cox --
Fine and mellow / Billie Holiday --
Hound dog / Big Mama Thornton/ --
Hoochie coochie man / Muddy Waters --
Shake, rattle and roll / Big Joe Turner --
Going to Chicago / Joe Williams --
I got my eyes on you / Buddy Guy --
Ain't nobody's business / Jimmy Witherspoon --
Darlin' you know I love you / B.B. King.
Other Titles: Essential history of the blues
Responsibility: a Lanny Lee production ; City Island Entertainment.

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