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Title The road to Memphis [videorecording] / produced by Robert Kenner ; directed by Richard Pearce ; written by Robert Gordon.

Imprint New York : Columbia Music Video, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC DVD Collection  DVD 781.643 ROA 2003    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (approx. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Martin Scorsese presents: the blues
The blues.
Note DVD special features: On-camera interview with Richard Pearce and Robert Kenner; director biography and filmography; trailer.
DVD special performances: Blues boys tune / B.B. King -- Key to the highway / B.B. King -- Smokestack lightning / Hubert Sumlin and David Johansen.
Originally televised as a segment of Martin Scorsese presents the blues.
PART OF A COLLECTION... of Videos provided by SEKALC. Available to order at front desk (316)322-3234. Please allow 2-7 days for delivery.
Series originally produced for PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; presented by WGBH Boston to PBS.
Series produced by Road Movies and Vulcan Productions in association with Cappa Productions and Jigsaw Productions.
Statement of responsibility from container.
Summary Pearce traces the musical odyssey of blues legend B.B. King in a film that pays tribute to the city that gave birth to a new style of blues. He also takes viewers on the road and behind the scenes with Memphis blues veterans Bobby Rush and Rosco Gordon. His homage to Memphis features original performances by B.B. King, Bobby Rush, Little Milton, Rosco Gordon, and Ike Turner. Features archival footage of Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Rosco Gordon, The Coasters, Fats Domino, Rufus Thomas, Little Richard, and others.
System Details DVD ; 5.1 and stereo mixes.
Terms Of Use For private home use only.
Subject Blues (Music)
Blues music -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Historical television programs.
Added Author Gordon, Robert.
Johansen, David, 1950-
Kenner, Robert, 1950-
King, B. B., 1925-2015.
Pearce, Richard, 1943-
Scorsese, Martin.
Sumlin, Hubert, 1931-2011.
Cappa Productions.
Columbia Music Video (Firm)
Jigsaw Productions.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Road Movies Filmproduktion.
Vulcan Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Added Title Martin Scorsese presents the blues (Television program)
Blues boys tune.
Key to the highway.
Smokestack lightning.
ISBN 0738903833
Music No. CVD 55935 CMV

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