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The Resource The blues : a musical journey, (videorecording)

The blues : a musical journey, (videorecording)

Label
The blues : a musical journey
Title
The blues
Title remainder
a musical journey
Title variation
  • Martin Scorsese presents the blues, a musical journey
  • Musical journey
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The PBS television documentary series presents a comprehensive history of the blues from its beginnings in the 1920s through the present and includes numerous interviews and performances
Member of
37hlzw_T46M
Cataloging source
OH9WF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program)
Credits note
Various personal production credits
Date time place
Originally produced for television in 2003
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Various featured performers. Feel like going home: Taj Mahal, Keb' Mo', Corey Harris, Othar Turner, Ali Farka Touré, Salif Keita, and Habib Koité; The soul of a man: Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Lou Reed, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Nick Cave, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Cassandra Wilson, Los Lobos, T Bone Burnett, Beck, Marc Ribot, Shemekia Copeland, and Garland Jeffreys, plus clips of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson, and J.B. Lenoir; The road to Memphis: B.B. King, Bobby Rush, Rosco Gordon, and Ike Turner, plus clips of Elmore James, Jackie Brenston, Little Junior Parker's Blue Flames, Bobby "Blue" Bland, and Sonny Boy Williamson; Warming by the devil's fire: Robert Johnson, Billie Holiday, Jelly Roll Morton, Bessie Smith, Elmore James, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Charley Patton, Lightnin' Hopkins, and John Lee Hooker; Godfathers and sons: Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner, Sam Lay, and the Electric MidKats (featuring Chuck D.), plus clips of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Bo Diddly, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band; Red, white, & blues: Jeff Beck, Van Morrison, Tom Jones, and Lulu, plus clips of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers (with Eric Clapton), the Spencer Davis Group (with Steve Winwood), Big Bill Broonzy, Cream, and Fleetwood Mac; Piano blues: Ray Charles, Dr. John, Fats Domino, Pinetop Perkins, Jay McShann, Jelly Roll Morton, Professor Longhair, and Dave Brubeck
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1944-
  • 1942-
  • 1930-
  • 1911-1938
  • 1930-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Wenders, Wim
  • Pearce, Richard
  • Burnett, Charles
  • Levin, Marc
  • Figgis, Mike
  • Eastwood, Clint
  • Taj Mahal
  • Raitt, Bonnie
  • King, B. B
  • Johnson, Robert
  • Taylor, Koko
  • Beck, Jeff
  • Charles, Ray
Runtime
900
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Music videos
  • Documentary films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The blues : a musical journey, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Features: live performances not seen in the film, director commentaries, on-camera interviews with the directors, director biographies and filmographies; special menu options to scan for all music performances; trailer
Bar code
  • 31223106066542
  • 31223106066559
  • 31223106066534
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feel like going home / directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Peter Guralnick -- The soul of a man / directed and written by Wim Wenders -- The road to Memphis / directed by Richard Pearce ; written by Robert Gordon -- Warming by the devil's fire / directed and written by Charles Burnett -- Godfathers and sons / directed by Marc Levin -- Red, white, & blues / directed by Mike Figgis -- Piano blues / directed by Clint Eastwood
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
7 videodiscs (900 min.)
Isbn
9780738903897
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645580890
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
C7D 55808
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861752554
System details
DVDs
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The blues : a musical journey, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Features: live performances not seen in the film, director commentaries, on-camera interviews with the directors, director biographies and filmographies; special menu options to scan for all music performances; trailer
Bar code
  • 31223106066542
  • 31223106066559
  • 31223106066534
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feel like going home / directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Peter Guralnick -- The soul of a man / directed and written by Wim Wenders -- The road to Memphis / directed by Richard Pearce ; written by Robert Gordon -- Warming by the devil's fire / directed and written by Charles Burnett -- Godfathers and sons / directed by Marc Levin -- Red, white, & blues / directed by Mike Figgis -- Piano blues / directed by Clint Eastwood
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
7 videodiscs (900 min.)
Isbn
9780738903897
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
074645580890
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
C7D 55808
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861752554
System details
DVDs
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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