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The Land where the blues began

Author: Alan LomaxJohn Melville BishopWorth W LongNorth Carolina Public Television.Mississippi Authority for Public Television.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Video, ©1990.
Series: American patchwork : songs and stories of America.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alan Lomax explores the music and culture of the Mississippi Delta, considered to be the land where the blues began. Lonnie Pitchford, on the one-string electric guitar and singing legend Sam Chatmon are two featured performers.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Lomax; John Melville Bishop; Worth W Long; North Carolina Public Television.; Mississippi Authority for Public Television.; PBS Video.; Association for Cultural Equity.
ISBN: 0793606039 9780793606030
OCLC Number: 25290498
Notes: Videocassette release of an episode from the television series, American Patchwork.
"American Patchwork is a production of the Association for Cultural Equity."
Date on container: c1991.
"AMEP103."
Credits: Written and directed by Alan Lomax ; photographed and edited by John M. Bishop ; researched and developed by Worth Long.
Performer(s): Lonnie Pitchford, Sam Chatmon, Napoleon Strickland, Clyde Maxwell, Lucius Smith, Bud Spires, Jack Owen, Beatrice Maxwell, Walter Brown, Eugene Powell, Wilbert Puckett, J.T. Tucker, George Johnson, Joe Savage, William S. Hart, Bill Gordon, Belton Sutherland, Rev. Caesar Smith, James Hall, Johnny Brooks.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Mississippi Delta and the social, cultural and emotional background of American blues.
Series Title: American patchwork : songs and stories of America.
Other Titles: American patchwork (Television program)
Responsibility: a program by Alan Lomax, John M. Bishop, Worth W. Long ; North Carolina Public TV ; a production of the Mississippi Authority for Public Television.

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Alan Lomax explores the music and culture of the Mississippi Delta, considered to be the land where the blues began. Lonnie Pitchford, on the one-string electric guitar and singing legend Sam Chatmon are two featured performers.

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