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.
Did You Know?
was born as Joel McGhee, Jr. in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919. Brownie McGhee
was born in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1915. Both men died in 1996. Interestingly, the two are not related. Popular thought is that Joe Seneca changed his name to avoid confusion regarding his friend and fellow musician. See more
When Ben first visits Eddie in prison he is playing his guitar. There is no way the police would allow Eddie to have his guitar in his jail cell since it could be used as a weapon. And they certainly would NEVER allow him to have guitar strings in his cell because they could be used as a weapon and/or a means of hanging himself. See more
When Mother's Gone
Sung by Joe Seneca See more