Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Sharon Farrell stars as blues singer Jesse Boone in the 90-minute, made-for-TV Hard Case of the Blues. Jesse's business manager has just died under mysterious circumstances. He has also swindled Jesse out of $200,000. Thing of it is, Jesse couldn't care less--and Crime magazine editor Dan Farrell (Robert Stack) wants to know the reasons for her apathy. Originally telecast September 26, 1969 as an episode of the TV series Name of the Game, Hard Case of the Blues was one of the series' most highly acclaimed installments.
editor, magazine, blues-music, con/scam, death, impressario, money, singer