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American roots music. Episodes 1,2, 3 & 4 [videorecording] / a Ginger Group production ; directed by Jim Brown ; produced by Jim Brown, Sam Pollard and Jeff Rosen ; written by Charles Wolfe.

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Available copies

  • 4 copies at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 1813-1814 Disc 1 37684000836914 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center DVD 1813-1814 Disc 2 37684000836922 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Valencia Main Library DVD 401-402 Disc 1 37684001090237 Valencia Stacks Not holdable Available -
Valencia Main Library DVD 401-402 Disc 2 37684001090238 Valencia Stacks Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: NY, NY : Palm Pictures [distributor], c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: Disc 1: Episodes 1 & 2 ; Disc 2: Episodes 3 & 4.
Title from set container.
Originally broadcast as a television series.
Bonus material: disc 1. Bob Willis ; Earl Scruggs ; Doc Watson.
Bonus material: disc 2. Sister Rosetta Tharpe ; Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys ; Valerio Longoria.
Formatted Contents Note: disc. 1. episode 1. When first unto this country. Fisk Jubilee Singers ; Recorded music ; The Bristol sessions ; Delta blues ; The Grand Ole Opry ; Gospel is born -- episode 2. This land was made for you and me. Cowboy music & western Swing ; Lead Belly & Lomax ; Woody Guthree ; Bluegrass ; Honky tonk ; The blues & radio.
disc 2. episode 3. The times they are a-changin'. Chicago blues ; B.B. King ; Golden age of gospel ; The Weavers ; The folk revival ; Newport Folk Festival -- episode 4. All my children of the Sun. Cajun ; Zydeco ; Tejano ; Native American ; Nakai & Mirabal ; Evolution of roots.
Creation/Production Credits Note: "A collaboration between the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Experience Music Project, Palm Pictures and Ginger Group Productions"--Set container.
Participant or Performer Note: Various performers; narrated by Kris Kristofferson.
Summary, etc.: Features historic and documentary footage of 20th century pioneering artists. Includes blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, sydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: Folk music > United States
Popular music > United States
Television programs
Zydeco music
Blues (Music)
Tejano music
Bluegrass music
Country music
Gospel music

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