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Take Me to the River (11-Mar-2014)

Director: Martin Shore

Writers: Rick Clark; Jerry Harrison; Julie Janata; Martin Shore; Zac Stanford

Keywords: Music Documentary

Documentary examines the rich musical history of Memphis, Tennessee and the Mississippi Delta.

Billed as a "documentary about the soul of American music", Take Me to the River is a Terrence Howard-narrated offering examining Memphis, Tennessee and the Mississippi Delta's contributions to contemporary American music, combining interviews with musicians of all stripes with footage of the recording of a new album to paint a cohesive picture of the region's rich musical history.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bobby Bland
27-Jan-1930 23-Jun-2013 Turn on Your Lovelight
Snoop Dogg
20-Oct-1971   Sippin' on gin, juice
Terrence Howard
11-Mar-1969   Hustle & Flow
Mavis Staples
10-Jul-1939   Gospel singer
Hubert Sumlin
16-Nov-1931   Blues guitarist, singer
Booker T
12-Nov-1944   Booker T and the MG's


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