A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.
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 Himself (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Jr. (1 episode, 2003)
James Hughes ...
 H.C. Speirs (1 episode, 2003)
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 Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2003)
Ivy Cassel ...
 Walking man (1 episode, 2003)
David F. Hughes ...
 Art Laibely (1 episode, 2003)
Shayne Tingle ...
 Sound engineer (1 episode, 2003)
Frances Horton White ...
 Peaches (1 episode, 2003)
Joy Brashears ...
 Secretary (1 episode, 2003)
Susan McWilliams ...
 Love Grace (1 episode, 2003)
Tommie Tc Carter ...
 Honeyboy (1 episode, 2003)
Goodman. Wille ...
 Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Colleen White ...
 Bobbie Grace (1 episode, 2003)
Vasti Jackson ...
 Guitar Player (1 episode, 2003)
Nathaniel Lee Sr. ...
 W.C. Handy (1 episode, 2003)
Ted Davis ...
 Walter (1 episode, 2003)
Ilona W. Wilkes ...
 Bar Owner (1 episode, 2003)
Jay R. Unger ...
 Reverend Taylor (1 episode, 2003)
Marcia Ball ...
 Herself (1 episode, 2003)
Chris Barber ...
 Himself (1 episode, 2003)
David Barnes ...
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James Blood Ulmer ...
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Dr. Louis Cannonball Cantor ...
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Marshall Chess ...
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Jon Cleary ...
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Shemekia Copeland ...
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Jim Dickinson ...
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Lonnie Donegan ...
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Georgie Fame ...
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Chris Farlowe ...
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 Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2003)
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Rosco Gordon ...
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Davy Graham ...
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Henry Gray ...
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Peter Green ...
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Corey Harris ...
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Bert Jansch ...
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Garland Jeffreys ...
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Ian Jennings ...
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Pete Johnson
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Pete Jolly ...
 Himself (1 episode, 2003)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 2003)
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 Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Salif Keita ...
 Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Don Kern ...
 Himself (WDIA Production Manager) (1 episode, 2003)
Pete King ...
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Willie King ...
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Albert Lee ...
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Los Lobos ...
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Humphrey Lyttelton ...
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John Mayall ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 2003)
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A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.

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The ghost that Jr. saw of W.C. Handy was played by his own father, Nathaniel Lee Sr. See more »

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Excellent work except for "Red White & Blues" starring Tom Jones: What?
28 December 2003 | by (corinth, tx) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this series overall, but on the "Red, White & Blues" piece, I was absolutely dismayed and disgusted to see Tom Jones (and hear him sing) portrayed as ANYONE who had ANYTHING to do with the blues movement. Why no George Harrison (this being the British related blues) and why so little of Keith Richards (among many other British blues artists omitted)? There was plenty of Clapton, Beck, Mayall and a few others that were and are truly blues-oriented guys. Mr. Figgis ruined this one with Jones. What a turn off. I give all the others in this series a 10/10 and a 5 for Figgis version and only that much because he did include, although way less than he should have, a small sampling of the blues excellence that came out of Great Britain beginning in the '60's.


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