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The Land Where the Blues Began (1979)

An exploration of the musical and social origins of the blues, shot on location in Mississippi in 1978 by Alan Lomax, John Bishop, and Worth Long in association with the Mississippi ... See full summary »

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Alan Lomax

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Alan Lomax

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An exploration of the musical and social origins of the blues, shot on location in Mississippi in 1978 by Alan Lomax, John Bishop, and Worth Long in association with the Mississippi Authority for Educational Television and broadcast on PBS in 1980. This re-release in 2009 includes two hours of additional music. Written by Bishop, John (II)

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USA

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English

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1 December 2009 (USA) See more »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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