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American roots music [DVD] / a Ginger Group production ; director, Jim Brown ; producers, Jim Brown, Sam Pollard, Jeff Rosen ; writer, Charles Wolfe.

Kristofferson, Kris. (Added Author). Wills, Bob, 1905-1975 (Added Author). Scruggs, Earl. (Added Author). Watson, Doc. (Added Author). Tharpe, Rosetta, (Added Author). Riley, Steve, singer. (Added Author). Longoria, Valerio, 1924- (Added Author). Brown, Jim, 1950- (Added Author). Pollard, Sam. (Added Author). Rosen, Jeff. (Added Author). Wolfe, Charles. (Added Author). Mamou Playboys. (Added Author). Palm Pictures. (Added Author). Ginger Group (Firm) (Added Author). Directors of photography, Bob Boccaccio, Peter Pilafian, Bob Fiore ; editors, Paul Petrissans, Anand Kamalakar. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 copies at La Conner Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Shelving Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Holdable? Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library VIDEOS DVD AMERICAN ROOTS 1&2 98722 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
La Conner Regional Library VIDEOS DVD AMERICAN ROOTS 3&4 98721 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 220 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Palm Pictures, c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced for television in 2001.
Includes weblinks and Palm previews. Disc 1 includes bonus performances by Bob Wills, Earl Scruggs, and Doc Watson. Disc 2 includes bonus performances by Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, and Valerio Longoria.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. episode 1. When first unto this country ; episode 2. This land was made for you and me -- disc 2. episode 3. Times they are a-changin' ; episode 4. All my children of the sun.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, Bob Boccaccio, Peter Pilafian, Bob Fiore ; editors, Paul Petrissans, Anand Kamalakar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Kris Kristofferson.
Summary, etc.:
Examines America's musical heritage, covering blues, gospel, country, folk, bluegrass, Cajun, zydeco, tejano, and Native American styles, and featuring music by such artists as Jimmie Rodgers, B. B. King, and Mahalia Jackson.
System Details Note:
DVD; all regions.
DVD-ROM system requirements: DVD-ROM drive, Internet access.
Subject: Popular music > United States > History and criticism.
Genre: Videodiscs.
Documentary television programs.
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