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Been Down That Muddy Road: The Legend of Joe Barry (2007)

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Joe Barry, the man Billboard called, "the most legendary rock and roller you've never heard of", was as synonymous with bad behavior as he was for his Louisiana swamp pop chart hits. Few ... See full summary »

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Joe Barry, the man Billboard called, "the most legendary rock and roller you've never heard of", was as synonymous with bad behavior as he was for his Louisiana swamp pop chart hits. Few know the tortured man behind the music who gave it all up at the height of pop stardom to pursue careers as diverse as pimp, preacher and mercenary.Few knew the tortured man behind the music, who struggled with personal and professional demons, giving up on music several times to pursue careers as diverse as pimp, preacher and mercenary. He threw punches and received them, shot others and got shot, was bitten by the snake and then spread the Word of God. But he always returned to his roots - the bayou country of Southern Louisiana, where he built his first guitar out of a discarded cigar box. This documentary weaves the stories of his songs into the colorful tapestry of a remarkable life. It transports you back in time to a place that is gone forever - the richly-colorful 1950's and 60's music scene ... Written by Robin Acutt

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