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The American Folk Blues Festival 1962-1966, Vol. 1

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4.7 out of 5 stars 64 customer reviews

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Vintage footage of some of the greatest blues artist performing in Europe in the 60s is combined to create this two-part piece of blues history.

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Unearthed some 40 years after the fact, this has to be one of the finest blues collections ever assembled on video. Thanks to a couple of young promoters who brought the musicians to Europe--where they were treated with a good deal more respect and dignity than in America--we get an extraordinary lineup of bluesmen and women: Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Sippie Wallace... the list goes on. Their concert performances (several in stagy but effective down-home settings) before a rather formal but appreciative German audience have them playing in some cool combinations (T-Bone Walker backing Memphis Slim, Otis Rush with Junior Wells), even introducing one another (Williamson on guitarist Lonnie Johnson, an elder statesman on the tour: "A very nice musician")--and all with great sound (mono, but still flawless) and visuals (in black and white). This is one for blues fans to treasure. --Sam Graham


Special features

  • Songs: Call Me When You Need Me (T-Bone Walker), Hootin' Blues (Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee), The Blues Is Everywhere (Memphis Slim), I Can't Quit You Baby (Otis Rush), Another Night to Cry (Lonnie Johnson), Women Be Wise (Sippie Wallace), Hobo Blues (John Lee Hooker), Five Long Years (Eddie Boyd), Shakey's Blues (Walter 'Shakey' Horton), Hoodoo Man Blues (Junior Wells), Mean Stepfather (Big Joe Williams), Going Down to the River (Mississippi Fred McDowell), Weak Brain and Narrow Mind (Willie Dixon), Nine Below Zero (Sonny Boy Williamson), Spann's Blues (Otis Spann), Got My Mojo Working (Muddy Waters), Bye Bye Blues (Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon)
  • Bonus track from Earl Hooker in 1969, "Walking the Floor Over You/Off the Hook"
  • Photo gallery
  • 24-page booklet

Product details

  • Actors: Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker
  • Format: Color, NTSC, Black & White, Full Screen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: Hip-O Records
  • DVD Release Date: August 26, 2003
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 64 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B0000AYL2M
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,084 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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