Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (1993)

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Released 19-Mar-2004
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A uniquely creative and highly visual look at American Blues throughout the 20th Century.

Bluesland travels the expansive landscape of blues music, tracing its roots from the early 20th century through the Mississippi Delta to Louisiana, Texas, Kansas City and Chicago. Following the music's many tributaries the program flows into the sophisticated jazz of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Count Basie, the rhythm and blues of Louis Jordan and Dinah Washington and the rock and roll of Chuck Berry.

With both rare and contemporary footage Bluesland is a moving, authentic and illustrative overview of the blues with all its poetic irony and sly humour, its eroticism and timeless power - a must for all music lovers.

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Keith David
Albert Murray
Robert Palmer
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Ken Mandel
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding
Music 1993 81:56 (Case: 85) 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
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English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s)
Main Menu Audio, Trailer-Umbrella Propaganda (4 other blues DVD titles)
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