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Bukka White (1906–1977)

Bukka White was born on November 12, 1906 in Houston, Mississippi, USA as Booker T. Washington White. He died on February 26, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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 2016 Death of a Champion, Birth of a Rule: The Tony Marino Story (Short) (performer: "Po' Boy Blues" - as Booker T. "Bukka" White)
 2016 Two Trains Runnin' (Documentary) (performer: "The Panama Limited", "Aberdeen Mississippi Blues") / (writer: "The Panama Limited", "Aberdeen Mississippi Blues")
 2012 B.B. King: The Life of Riley (Documentary) (performer: "Aberdeen Mississippi Blues") / (writer: "Aberdeen Mississippi Blues")
 2012 On the Road (performer: "Aberdeen Mississippi Blues") / (writer: "Aberdeen Mississippi Blues")
 2008 Mississippi Drug War Blues: The Case of Cory Maye (Documentary short) (performer: "Parchman Farm Blues", "District Attorney Blues", "Sic'em Dogs On", "Strange Place Blues")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (performer: "Glory Bound Train")
 2006 Doug MacLeod: Captured Alive (Video) (writer: "The New Panama Limited")
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (writer: "Fixin' to Die Blues" - as Booker T White)
  Deadwood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Plague (2004) ... (performer: "High Fever Blues" - uncredited) / (writer: "High Fever Blues" - uncredited)
 2004 One Last Chance (performer: "Parchman Farm Blues") / (writer: "Parchman Farm Blues")
 1999/I Life (performer: "Parchman Farm Blues") / (writer: "Parchman Farm Blues")
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 1973 Blues Under the Skin (Documentary)
 1966 Devil Got My Woman, Blues at Newport (Documentary)
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 2012 B.B. King: The Life of Riley (Documentary)
 2003 The Howlin' Wolf Story (Documentary)
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary)
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The blues originated behind the mule, but there ain't no race in it; no reason why a white boy shouldn't play blues just as good as a black boy.

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