Troubadour Blues is a journey into the world of well-traveled singer-songwriters in the tradition of Woody Guthrie, including Peter Case, Mary Gauthier, Chris Smither, Dave Alvin, Slaid Cleaves and many more. Filmmaker Tom Weber spent nearly 10 years gathering material for this feature-length documentary, which provides a revealing look at the heartbreaks and joys of these modern-day wandering minstrels. It features live performances of 40 original songs, such as Case's much-requested "Icewater" and "Entella Hotel," Gauthier's signature "Camelot Motel" and Smither's breathtaking rendition of "No Love Today." In revealing interviews, the artists discuss their craft and the state of the music business today.
Did You Know?
Peter Case has been nominated three times for Grammy Awards, most recently for his 2007 album "Let Us Now Praise Sleepy John." Another artist in the film, Dave Alvin, won the Best Contemporary Folk Grammy for his 2000 album, "Public Domain." See more
House Rent Party
Written by Peter Case
(Trumpet Blast Music, BMI, admin. Bug Music)
Performed by Peter Case See more