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The soul of a man

Author: Wim WendersAlex GibneyLaurence FishburneKeith BrownChris Thomas KingAll authors
Publisher: New York : Sony Music Entertainment : Manufactured by Columbia Music Video, ©2003.
Series: Blues, a musical journey
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using dramatization and live performances looks at the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Shows contemporary musicians playing their works.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Skip James; Blind Willie Johnson; J B Lenoir; Skip James; Blind Willie Johnson; J B Lenoir
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wim Wenders; Alex Gibney; Laurence Fishburne; Keith Brown; Chris Thomas King; Martin Scorsese; Paul Allen; Jody Allen; Ulrich Felsberg; Lou Reed; Cassandra Wilson; Alvin Youngblood Hart; Marc Ribot; Road Movies Filmproduktion.; Vulcan Productions.; Cappa Productions.; Jigsaw Productions.; Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.; Columbia Music Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0738903795 9780738903798
OCLC Number: 54818919
Notes: Bonus featues: additional performances ; outtake from film: "The visit to the plantation" (silent); on-camera interview with Wim Wenders; director commentary; director biography and filmography, etc.
Credits: 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.
Photographer, Lisa Rinsler ; editor, Mathilda Bonnefoy ; narrator, Laurence Fishburne ; executive producer Martin Scorsese, Paul G. Allen, Jody Patton and Ulrich Felsberg.
Cast: Chris Thomas King, Keith B. Brown, James Hughes.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on television in 2003.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., b&w with col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, 5.1 surround sound.
Contents: Performances. Vietnam blues (Cassandra Wilson) --
Down in Mississippi (Eagle-Eye Cherry, Vernon Reid and James Blood Ulmer) --
Hard times killing floor blues (Lucinda Williams) --
Look down the road (Lou Reed) --
I feel so good (Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds) --
Slow down (Cassandra Wilson) --
Don't dog your woman (T Bone Burnett) --
Voodoo music (Los Lobos) --
The death of J.B. Lenoir (John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers) --
Alabama (J.B. Lenoir) --
God's word (Shemekia Copeland) --
Illinois blues (Alvin Youngblood Hart) --
I'm so glad (Beck) --
Special rider blues (The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion) --
Dark was the night, cold was the ground (Marc Ribot) --
Devil got my woman (bonnie Raitt) --
Crow Jane (Skip James) --
Washington D.C. Hospital Center blues (Garland Jeffreys) --
Soul of a man (Blind Willie Johnson) --
See that my grave is kept clean (Lou Reed).
Series Title: Blues, a musical journey
Other Titles: Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program).
Martin Scorsese presents The blues.
Blues.
Responsibility: a film by Wim Wenders ; Vulcan Productions ; Road Movies ; produced by Alex Gibney ; written & directed by Wim Wenders.
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Using dramatization and live performances looks at the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Shows contemporary musicians playing their works.

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