In Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop took portable video cameras deep into The Land Where the Blues Began and collaborated with the Mississippi Authority for Educational Television to produce this program.
"Blind” Lemon Jefferson (September 1893 – December was an American blues singer and guitarist from Texas. He was one of the most popular blues singers of the and has been titled “Father of the Texas Blues“.
Blues legend Texan Lightnin’ Hopkins made a cigar-box guitar with chicken-wire strings when he was eight. Recorded more than 85 albums touring the world -::- James Fraher pic Copyright James Fraher, 1970