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Legends of rhythm and blues

Author: Geoffrey HaydonPenny CorkeBig Mama ThorntonJoe LigginsLowell FulsonAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2000.
Series: Repercussions: a celebration of African influenced music, 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Breaking away from the blues trail connecting the Mississippi Delta with Chicago, this program searches for fresh insights about rhythm and blues in the migratory route that runs from the South to the California coast, where work opportunities abounded during World War II. With its jazzy instrumentation and strong gospel flavor, R & B spread like wildfire, eventually becoming a fundamental element of rock 'n roll.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Haydon; Penny Corke; Big Mama Thornton; Joe Liggins; Lowell Fulson; Lloyd Glenn; Charles Brown; Big Jay McNeely; Margie Evans; Third Eye Films Productions.; RM Arts (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45196915
Notes: Originally produced in 1984.
Credits: Director, Geoffrey Haydon ; producer, Penny Corke ; editor, Ben Morris.
Performer(s): Performers: Big Mama Thornton, Joe Liggins, Lowell Fulson, Lloyd Glenn, Charles Brown, Big Jay McNeely, Margie Evans.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Repercussions: a celebration of African influenced music, 4.
Other Titles: Repercussions: a celebration of African influenced music.
Responsibility: Third Eye Productions, Ltd. for Channel Four in association with RM Arts.

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Breaking away from the blues trail connecting the Mississippi Delta with Chicago, this program searches for fresh insights about rhythm and blues in the migratory route that runs from the South to the California coast, where work opportunities abounded during World War II. With its jazzy instrumentation and strong gospel flavor, R & B spread like wildfire, eventually becoming a fundamental element of rock 'n roll.

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