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The road to Memphis

Author: Robert KennerRichard PearceRobert GordonB B KingBobby RushAll authors
Publisher: New York : Sony Music Entertainment : Manufactured by Columbia Music Video, ©2003.
Series: Blues, a musical journey, 3.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Blues (Music)
Material Type: Videorecording
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 Patton; 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
OCLC Number: 54819110
Language Note: English language.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of: The Blues.
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.
Blues.
Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program)
Responsibility: Road Movies and Vulcan Productions ; directed and photographed by Richard Pearce ; produced and recorded by Robert Kenner ; writer and associate producer, Robert Gordon.

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Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots.

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