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B.B. King [videorecording] / Films for the Humanities & Science.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Science, c1998.

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General Note: Not rated.
Summary, etc.: This program follows this inveterate rhythm and blues nomad on tour,capturing both his thoughts in more solitary moments and his music in performance. King describes his music as reflecting "the memory of the black population over half a century of American history." There are richly personal recollections from King and others, including Rufus Thomas, pioneer of "soul" and a key character of the golden era of Memphis₇the "mecca" of modern blues in the 1940s and 50s.
System Details Note: VHS.
Subject: King, B. B.
Biographical films.
Documentary films

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