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The blues, a musical journey [videorecording] / Vulcan Productions and Road Movies Production in association with Cappa Productions & Jigsaw Productions ; series producer, Alex Gibney.

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  • 15 copies at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0738903892 (set)
  • Physical Description: 7 videodiscs (780 min.) : sd., b&w with col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([12] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: New York : Sony Music Entertainment : c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast on PBS from Sep. 28 to Oct. 4, 2003.
Each disc contains bonus material not shown in the original broadcast, including director commentaries, on-camera interviews with the directors, and live performances by B.B. King and many others.
Formatted Contents Note: [1] Feel like going home / Martin Scorsese (110:00) -- [2] The soul of a man / Wim Wenders (127:00) -- [3] The road to Memphis / Richard Pearce (119:00) -- [4] Warming by the devil's fire / Charles Burnett (106:00) -- [5] Godfathers and sons / Marc Levin (133:00) -- [6] Red, white & blues / Mike Figgis (126:00) -- [7] Piano blues / Clint Eastwood (85:00).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Executive producer Martin Scorsese, Paul G. Allen, Jody Patton and Ulrich Felsberg.
Summary, etc.: The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: Blues (Music) > History and criticism

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