lunedì 12 gennaio 2015

Ambassador Bill: Big Bill in Britain - Big Bill Broonzy documentary

Documentary about the legendary blues musician Big Bill Broonzy.

Presented by John Walters, 'Ambassador Bill: Big Bill in Britain' was the second in a 1993 double-bill of films titled 'Two Generations of the Blues' for BBC2's Arena strand.

The documentary covers Big Bill Broonzy's time spent in the UK in the 1950s, his impact on the British music scene (including jazz, folk and the emerging British electric blues movement), the friendships he made, the racism that he encountered and his death.

Interviewees include Humphrey Lyttelton, Chris Barber, Peggy Seeger, Bobby and Sappho Korner, and Bert Wilcox.

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