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Can't You Hear the Wind Howl? The Life & Music of Robert Johnson (1998)

An in-depth, award-winning documentary on the life and music of legendary bluesman ROBERT JOHNSON. Mixing rare photographs, exclusive interviews, and dramatic re-creations, director PETER ... See full summary »

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An in-depth, award-winning documentary on the life and music of legendary bluesman ROBERT JOHNSON. Mixing rare photographs, exclusive interviews, and dramatic re-creations, director PETER MEYER presents a compelling portrait of this enigmatic figure. Hosted by Danny Glover with Keb' Mo' as Robert Johnson, featuring Johnny Shines, Honeyboy Edwards, John Hammond, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards. Written by Anonymous

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This is an interesting documentary.
7 January 2002 | by (Dallas, Deep in the Heart of Texas) – See all my reviews

This is interesting if you are a Blues fan, like I am. I also recommend "Hellhounds On My Trail: The Afterlife of Robert Johnson (2000)". Danny Glover does a good job of covering his life. This documentary has a tendency to propagate the myths of RJ more than the fact.


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