Gary Burnett

 

Son House – Preachin’ the Blues

Arts and Culture

Son House, the epitome of the Delta blues man, wavered all his life between doing the Lord’s work as a minister and playing the devil’s music. “Oh and I had religion Lord this very day. But the womens and the whiskey, well they would not let me pray.”

Muddy Waters – I’m a Man, M-A-N

Arts and Culture

The song has become something of a blues standard with its raunchy lyrics which nevertheless betray a stronger message about a Jim Crow South where a black man would always be referred to as a “boy”, a black “man” was just too much of a threat.

Robert Johnson’s Hellhound on My Trail

Arts and Culture

Robert Johnson is a mythical figure in the history of the blues. The details of his life are sketchy but his versatility and invention make him the most influential blues singer ever.

The Desert of Forbidden Art

The Desert of Forbidden Art

Docfilmfest

Docfilmfest

Wanted in Europe

Wanted in Europe