The Story of the Blues: From Blind Lemon Jefferson to B.B. King (2003)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Story of the Blues: From Blind Lemon Jefferson to B.B. King attempts to tell the story of how blues music has evolved over the years. The film includes performances of over thirty classic blues songs performed by such legendary figures as Elmore James, Bessie Smith, Jelly Roll Morton, Robert Johnson, and many others.

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African-American, band [music group], blues-music, musical-styles, musician, retrospective