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Martin Scorsese presents The Blues. Godfathers and sons

Author: Martin ScorseseMarc LevinDaphne PinkersonChuck DCommon, (Musician)All authors
Publisher: [Seattle, WA] : Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; [Australia] : Madman, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Call them the Blues Brothers 2003. In Marc Levin's lively verité-driven film, hip-hop legend Chuck D (of Public Enemy) and Marshall Chess (son of Leonard Chess and heir to the Chess Records legacy) return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Scorsese; Marc Levin; Daphne Pinkerson; Chuck D; Common, (Musician); Kyle Jason; Lonnie Brooks; Koko Taylor; Otis Rush; Howlin' Wolf; Marshall Chess; Phil Chess; Michael Bloomfield; Sam Lay; Pete Cosey; Morris Jennings; Phil Upchurch; Rahzel.; Bo Diddley; Brownie McGhee; Muddy Waters; Sonny Boy Williamson; Willie Dixon; Roots (Musical group); Juice (Musical group); Paul Butterfield Blues Band.; Public Enemy (Musical group); Road Movies Filmproduktion.; Jigsaw Productions.; Vulcan Productions.
OCLC Number: 773289620
Notes: Series originally produced for PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Contains five full-length performances not seen in the film: The Electrik mud kats (aka Electric Mud Band) with vocals / by Chuck D. Common & Kyle Jason - "Mannish boy"--All my money back / Lonnie Brooks -- Ernestine / Koko Taylor -- So many roads, so many trains / Otis Rush -- Evil (Is going on) / Howlin' Wolf ; interview with Marc Levin ; director commentary ; director biography and filmography.
Credits: Executive producer, Martin Scorsese ; director, Marc Levin ; producer, Daphne Pinkerson, Marc Levin.
Performer(s): Interviews: Marshall Chess, Chuck D., Howlin Wolf, Phil Chess, Koko Taylor, Sam Lay, Mike Bloomfield, Common.
Performances: Koko Taylor, Ike Turner, Otis Rush, Chuck D., Common, Sam Lay, Lonnie Brooks, Pete Cosey, Morris Jennings, Phil Upchurch, Kyle Jason, Juice, Rahzel (of the Roots). Archival performances: Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bo Diddley, Brownie McGhee, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin Wolf, Willie Dixon, Public Enemy.
Target Audience: Rated M : Contains offensive language.
Description: 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Blues.
Godfathers and sons
Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program)
Responsibility: a film by Marc Levin ; Cappa Productions and Jigsaw Productions.

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Call them the Blues Brothers 2003. In Marc Levin's lively verité-driven film, hip-hop legend Chuck D (of Public Enemy) and Marshall Chess (son of Leonard Chess and heir to the Chess Records legacy) return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots.

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