Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey
The history of the blues is so rich and varied that even a five-CD box set can't cover it all, but this comprehensive collection gives a mighty fine overview nonetheless. From the beginnings of the music (in its recorded form, that is) to contemporary artists still in love with the blues, A Musical Journey does a welcome job of demonstrating both the beauty and/i>
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Martin Sorsese Presents the Blues is indeed a musical Journey where the blues of yesterday meets the blues of today. If you listen closely, you can here where the music of today got its beat, its sence of feeling, and its very soul. This blues reflects the pain and suffering that accompanies the blues along with the joy it sometimes expesses.
The show hasn't come out yet---but I already see some flaws...there is definitely some very important blues figures that have been completely left out of the soundtrack, and therefore the show. Where is Lighnin Hopkins? Blues is indebted to him. I don't know about anyone else--but I'd take Lighnin Hopkins over Keb Mo any day.