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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
|Named Person:||B B King; Bobby Rush; Rosco Gordon; Rosco Gordon; B B King; Bobby Rush|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Kenner; Richard Pearce; Robert Gordon; B B King; Bobby Rush; Rosco Gordon; Hubert Sumlin; David Johansen; Howlin' Wolf; Ike Turner; Gatemouth Moore; Little Milton.; Rufus Thomas; Little Richard; Fats Domino; Martin Scorsese; Paul G Allen; Jody Allen; Robert Kenner Films.; Road Movies Filmproduktion.; Vulcan Productions.; Cappa Productions.; Jigsaw Productions.; Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.; Columbia Music Video (Firm)
|ISBN:||0738903833 9780738903835 0738903892 [set of 7] 9780738903897 [set of 7|
|Notes:||Produced for television in 2003.
Third film in a seven-part series.
Series produced by Vulcan Productions and Road Movies Production in association with Cappa Productions & Jigsaw Productions ; originally produced for PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; presented by WGBH Boston to PBS.
Contains full-length performances not seen in the film: Blues boys tune / B.B. King -- Key to the highway / B.B. King -- Smokestack lightning / Hubert Sumlin and David Johansen.
|Credits:||Editor, Charlton McMillan ; music, Mark Adler, Bobby Rush ; executive producer Martin Scorsese, Paul G. Allen, Jody Patton and Ulrich Felsberg.|
|Performer(s):||Featured performers: B.B. King, Bobby Rush, Rosco Gordon, Hubert Sumlin, David Johansen, Howlin' Wolf, Ike Turner, Gatemouth Moore, Little Milton, Rufus Thomas, Little Richard, Fats Domino, and others.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., b&w with col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, 5.1 surround sound.|
|Contents:||Title (Performer): Beale Street ain't Beale Street no more (Rev. Gatemouth Moore) --
Dust my broom (Elmore James) --
Three o'clock blues (B.B. King) --
How many more years (Howlin' Wolf) --
Moanin' at midnight (Howlin' Wolf) --
Rosco's boogie (Rosco Gordon) --
Mystery train (Little Junior's Blue Flames) --
Rocket 88 (Jackie Brenston) --
Precious Lord (B.B. King) --
Hoochie man (Bobby Rush) --
Done got old (Robert Belfour) --
Hen pecked (Bobby Rush) --
Medley: Stand still, stay right here ; Dance for the devil (Rev. Charles E. Polk & the St. Luther Choir) --
I pity the fool (Bobby Bland) --
Bring it on home (Sonny Boy Williamson) --
Killing floor (Hubert Sumlin & David Johansen) --
Now you're gone (Rosco Gordon).
|Series Title:||Blues, a musical journey, 3.|
|Other Titles:||Martin Scorsese presents The Blues.
Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program).
|Responsibility:||directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon ; a Robert Kenner Films production.|
WorldCat User Reviews (1)
B.B. King, Ike Turner, and friends
This episode in the 7-film series on the history of blues music is weighed down by too much footage of watching the musicians travelling in a bus, being backstage, buying clothes; and of producers getting ready for a show. The history of B.B. King and his fellow bluesmen is illuminating. It was not...
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