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The search for Robert Johnson

A reconstruction of the life of mysterious Delta bluesman Robert Johnson, based on the research of blues scholars Mack McCormick and Gayle Dean Wardlow.

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  • "This film features extensive re-mastered original Robert Johnson recordings, as well as specially-filmed performance footage from Johnny Shines, David 'Honeyboy' Edwards and John Hammond Jr."
  • "A reconstruction of the life of mysterious Delta bluesman Robert Johnson, based on the research of blues scholars Mack McCormick and Gayle Dean Wardlow."@en
  • "Documentary, using the research of blues scholars Mack McCormick and Gayle Dean Wardlow, on the man many believe was the king of Mississippi Delta country blues."
  • "Covers the last years in the life of this country blues musician from Mississippi until his death at 27."@en
  • "This video traces the path of this private, troubled figure. Drawing on the research of blues scholars Mack McCormick and Gayle Dean Wardlow for its foundation, the soul of an elusive spirit is pieced together. Those who come to bear witness include fellow bluesmen Johnny Shines and Honeyboy Edwards, who learned their craft from Johnson; girlfriend Willie Mae Powell (who inspired "Love in vain"); and others who knew the man who folklore says sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads."@en

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  • "Nonfiction television programs."@en
  • "Biographical television programs."@en
  • "Biographical television programs."
  • "Biography"
  • "Biography"@en
  • "Documentary films."@en
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired."@en
  • "Biographical films."@en
  • "Biographical films."
  • "Documentary television programs."
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc."
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en

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  • "The search for Robert Johnson"
  • "The search for Robert Johnson"@en
  • "Robert Johnson"
  • "Robert Johnson"@en
  • "The search for Robert Johnson /"