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In Search of Blind Joe Death [DVD]

The Saga Of John Fahey
Known as the father of American Primitive Guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass, and New Orleans jazz. Interviews, performances and archival footage with animation are combined in a musically charged tribute to a tremendously influential composer, guitarist and provocateur.

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DVD

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  • DVD B Fahey, DVD
  • DVD B Fahey, DVD

Publish Date

2013


Format: DVD
Summary: Known as the father of American Primitive Guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass, and New Orleans jazz. Interviews, performances and archival footage with animation are combined in a musically charged tribute to a tremendously influential composer, guitarist and provocateur.
Title: In search of Blind Joe Death [DVD] : the saga of John Fahey / a film by James Cullingham.
Publisher Date: [New York, NY] : First Run Features, [2013]
Subject: Fahey, John, 1939-2001. Guitarists -- United States -- Biography. Blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: B Fahey
Oclc: 859211974
Upc: 720229915731
Bib Id: 500329

Format: DVD
Summary: Known as the father of American Primitive Guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass, and New Orleans jazz. Interviews, performances and archival footage with animation are combined in a musically charged tribute to a tremendously influential composer, guitarist and provocateur.
Title: In search of Blind Joe Death [DVD] : the saga of John Fahey / a film by James Cullingham.
Publisher, Date: [New York, NY] : First Run Features, [2013]
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Description: digital optical
Description: video file DVD video
Subjects: Fahey, John, 1939-2001.
Subjects: Guitarists -- United States -- Biography.
Subjects: Blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Genre: Documentary films.
Genre: Biographical films.
Other Author: Cullingham, James, filmmaker.
Other Author: Townshend, Pete, performer.
Other Author: Fahey, John, 1939-2001, performer.
Other Author: Dr. Demento, performer.
Other Author: First-Run Features (Firm), production company.
Other Title: Saga of John Fahey [DVD]
Notes: Title from web page.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Notes: Special features: Rare Fahey performance footage; extended interviews with Pete Townshend, Chris Funk and others; Fahey audio clips; two tribute performances.
Notes: Pete Townshend, John Fahey, Dr. Demento, Chris Funk, Joey Burns.
Notes: DVD, widescreen presentation.
Publisher Number: FRF 915731D
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: B Fahey
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