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Blaze Foley: Duct Tape Messiah (2011)

A documentary on the everyday man behind the legend, Blaze Foley. Born in a tree house, killed in a friend's living room and 86'ed from his own funeral, is now a bona fide country music ... See full summary »

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Kevin Triplett
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe James Sawyer Joe James Sawyer ... Himself - Defense Attorney
Larry Monroe Larry Monroe ... Himself - Radio Host
Rob Klein Rob Klein ... Himself - Video Producer
Sybil Rosen Sybil Rosen ... Herself - Girlfriend, Author
Blaze Foley Blaze Foley ... Himself (archive footage)
Gurf Morlix Gurf Morlix ... Himself - Producer, Songwriter
John Casner John Casner ... Himself - Producer, Songwriter
Mandy Mercier Mandy Mercier ... Herself - Songwriter
George Ensle George Ensle ... Himself - Songwriter
Lindsey Horton Lindsey Horton ... Himself - Teenage Friend
Mickey White Mickey White ... Himself - Songwriter
Joe Bucher Joe Bucher ... Himself - Friend
Glyn Thomas Glyn Thomas ... Himself - Friend
Marsha Weldon Marsha Weldon ... Herself - Sister
Louise Hacker Louise Hacker ... Herself - Mother
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A documentary on the everyday man behind the legend, Blaze Foley. Born in a tree house, killed in a friend's living room and 86'ed from his own funeral, is now a bona fide country music legend whose songs are covered by Merle Haggard, John Prine, Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett. Written by South by Southwest Write-Up

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How to fail in the music business and succeed as a legend.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drunken Angel See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Budget:

$240,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo (Dolby 2.0)

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Color | Color (HDCAM)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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In the 1990s, filmmaker Kevin Triplett got his hands on a demo of Foley's music. This was the beginning of his fascination with fellow Texan Foley, and he took the next 12 years to make this unique documentary about him. See more »

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Great documentary about Blaze. Must watch.
6 September 2018 | by ashleyouachitaSee all my reviews

A story that people need to know about. Clay pigeons and If I could only fly are two of my favorite songs. Thank you Kevin!


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