Eugene is an extraordinary talent in classic guitar, but he dreams of being a famous Blues guitarist. So he investigates to find a storied lost song. He asks the legendary Blues musician Willie Brown to help him, but Willie demands to free him from the old-people's prison first and to really learn the blues on the way to its origin: Mississippi Delta. Eugene doesn't know yet about Willie's deal with the devil, that he now wants to revoke. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
'The Kid' keeps the legend alive....
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Did You Know?
Arlen Roth was Macchio's guitar tutor for the film and played many of his pieces in the movie. According to Roth on his site, arlenroth.com, the final duel was arranged from parts played by himself, Vai, Cooder and Bill Kanegiser, who did the classical playing throughout the film. Roth wasn't credited for his work on the movie, due to a contractual disagreement. See more
When they first hitch a ride with Francis they get into a big old rusty 4 door sedan. Later when they are in Mississippi and get a ride from the boarding house they are picked up in the same car. See more
Oh, so the famous long island blues man come back for another visit, huh?
I have something that I think you'll be interested in.
Written and Performed by Steve Vai
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