Highest Rated Titles With Brownie McGhee
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4. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
The Blues Singer
Crime, Drama, Mystery
A singer-composer finds an old blues musician living on the streets. He takes the old man to his home over the objections of everyone. Later the singer is found dead. The old man is arrested and Ben who is also a fan decides to defend him.
6. Festival (1967)
95 min | Documentary, Music
Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and ... See full summary »
7. To Hear Your Banjo Play (1947)
16 min | Short, Music
Presents the origin of the banjo, the development of southern folk music and its influence upon Americans. Pete Seeger plays his banjo and narrates the story.
8. Angel Heart (1987)
R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 63,633 | Gross: $17.19M
11. Leadbelly (1976)
PG | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of that time was spent on chain gangs in the... See full summary »
12. Thank You, M'am (1976)
14 min | Short, Drama, Family
When a nurse leaves her job to walk home, a young boy tries to grab her pocketbook, but she wrestles him to the ground, gets her pocketbook back, and drags him to her apartment in a ... See full summary »
14. Matlock (1986–1995)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
15. Acoustic Routes (1992)
102 min | Documentary
The acclaimed music film documentary ACOUSTIC ROUTES tells the story of seminal guitarist and singer Bert Jansch, from his early days in Edinburgh, Scotland, to becoming the acoustic ... See full summary »
Family Ties (1982–1989)
The Blues Brother
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Alex is DJ for a radio show for his college. He plays a blues track and announces the singer/player is dead. The blues singer calls the station and says news of his death is premature. He agrees to visit the radio station for a talk.
18. The Sunday Break (1958–1962)
With jazz, Rock n' Roll, and Skiffle, discussions on subjects ranging from Christian doctrine to sex and science, set in a club atmosphere, transmitted for 45 minutes three times a month, ... See full summary »
19. Blues and Gospel Train (1964 TV Movie)
An innovative musical performed on a real railroad track with the audience one side of the tracks and the musicians on the station side. Also performing are Sonny Terry and Brownie McGee :'... See full summary »
22. Dave's Place (1965– )
30 min | Music
The series is set in a tropical South Pacific tea house where glamorous exotically dressed hostesses serve tea while patrons are entertained by popular guest folk musicians. Hosted each ... See full summary »
The Revlon Revue (1959– )
Tonight with Belafonte
A musical trip through black America with songs performed by respected black musicians, covering the wide spectrum of contemporary and historical black musical styles, including gospel, folk, blues, and jazz.