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American Roots Music

 

American Roots Music

American Roots Music
Directed by Jim Brown
Produced by Jim Brown
Starring Arlo Guthrie
B.B. King
Bonnie Raitt
Pete Seeger
Narrated by Kris Kristofferson
Country United States

American Roots Music is a 2001 multi-part documentary film that explores the historical roots of American Roots music through footage and performances by the creators of the movement: Folk, Country, Blues, Gospel, Bluegrass, and many others.

This PBS film series is available as an 'in-class' teaching tool.[1]

Notable musicians that appear in this documentary are:

References

External links

  • American Roots Music at the Internet Movie Database
  • PBS Site
  • Epitonic review
  • Teachinghistory.org review of companion website
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