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M for Mississippi: A Road Trip through the Birthplace of the Blues (2008)

Follows two self-proclaimed blues fanatics -- Jeff Konkel and Roger Stolle -- on a week-long road trip the Mississippi Delta in search of the thriving underbelly of "real deal" blues music, characters and culture.
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Credited cast:
Bill Abel
Terry Harmonica Bean
Robert Belfour
R.L. Boyce
T-Model Ford
Jimmy Duck Holmes
Wesley Jefferson
Jeff Konkel
Lightnin Malcolm
The Mississippi Marvel
Cadillac John Nolden
Red Paden
Pat Thomas
L.C. Ulmer
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Everyone knows the blues came from Mississippi. Here's an update: They never left. This documentary takes audiences on a wild ride through the heart of Mississippi's current blues scene - from sun-drenched cotton fields to whiskey-soaked juke joints. Following two self-proclaimed blues fanatics, Jeff Konkel and Roger Stolle, on a week-long road trip across the state, "M for Mississippi" explores the thriving underbelly of a dying American art form in the land where it began. Using exclusive interviews and all-new musical performances, "M For Mississippi" captures the proverbial "real deal" in its home where it is most comfortable and authentic. More than just a collection of concert performances, the film collects the sounds, images and feel of both the performers and their native landscape - an environment essential to their livelihoods and inseparable from their art. By showcasing such a fascinating foreign land so close to home, the filmmakers hope to inspire countless others to ... Written by Roger Stolle and Jeff Konkel

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blues | mississippi | juke joint | See All (3) »

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Documentary | Music

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$20,000 (estimated)
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Followed by We Juke Up in Here (2012) See more »

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