Renowned director Robert Mugge and music scholar Robert Palmer went deep in the Mississippi Delta to seek out the best blues acts in the country. From the juke joints of northern Mississippi, to the blues clubs of Greenville and Clarksdale, to the porches and parlors of Bentonia and Lexington; great material by R.L. Burnside, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Junior Kimbrough, Big Jack Johnson, Lonnie Pitchford, Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, Booker T. Laury, Dave Stewart (of the Eurythmics). Includes 30 minutes of outtakes & interviews, also 45 minutes of music-only tracks by Kimbrough, Frank Frost, Burnside, Barnes & Pitchford.
Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes,Jessie Mae Hemphill,R.L. Burnside,Junior Kimbrough,Big Jack Johnson
Journey into the heart of blues country--the hills of northern Mississippi and Tennessee--with filmmaker Robert Mugge and music scholar Robert Palmer, as they visit porches, parlors and honky tonks to talk and listen to veteran blues artists.