Last of the Mississippi JukesDirector: Robert Mugge
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Last of the Mississippi Jukes is a documentary about blues and juke joints directed by Robert Mugge. Featuring music by Alvin Youngblood Hart, Bobby Rush, and Chris Thomas King, it includes interviews and on-location footage telling the journey of the last few blues bars throughout the state of Mississippi. In Clarksdale, actor Morgan Freeman has established the Ground Zero Blues Club in the style of a traditional juke joint. In Jackson, the Subway Lounge struggles to survive in the Summers Hotel, which is scheduled for demolition. A companion soundtrack album was released on Sanctuary Records.
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|David Hughes||Musical Direction/Supervision,Producer|
1. Pony Blues - Alvin Youngblood Hart
2. Joe Friday - Alvin Youngblood Hart With Sam Carr & Anthony Sherrod
3. Subway Swing - Greg "Fingers" Taylor
4. Blues Is Alright - Dennis Fountain & Pat Brown
5. Stormy Monday - Patrice Moncell With the House Rockers
6. All Night Long - Eddie Cotton With Jimmy King
7. Casino in the Cottonfield - Vasti Jackson With the House Rockers
8. Strokin' - Vasti Jackson & Patrice Moncell With the House Rockers
9. You Know I've Tried - J.T. Watkins & Levon Lindsey With the King Edward Blues Band
10. Garbage Man - Bobby Rush
11. Hole in the Wall - The King Edward Blues Band
12. Last of the Mississippi Jukes - David Hughes With Virgil Brawley
13. Still Called the Blues - George Jackson & Vasti Jackson With the King Edward Blues Band
14. End of the Rainbow - J.T. Watkins & Levon Lindsey With the King Edward Blues Band
15. John Law Burned Down the Liquor Sto - Chris Thomas King
16. What Goes Around, Comes Around - Lucille With Greg "Fingers" Taylor
17. Cigarette Blues - Steve Cheseborough
18. Members Only - Abdul Rasheed
19. Subway Swing (Credits) - Greg "Fingers" Taylor
Bonus Footage - Dick Waterman Shows Photos of Mississippi Blues Musicians.
Bonus Footage - Levon Lindsey & the King Edward Blues Band: "Down Home Blues."
Bonus Footage - Chris Thomas King Talks to Jimmy King.
Bonus Footage - Morgan Freeman: Early Years Living in Mississippi.
Bonus Footage - Morgan Freeman & Bill Luckett: Mississippi Blues Musicians.
Bonus Footage - Bobby Rush Demos His Blues Harps.
Bonus Footage - Dick Waterman Shares Stories of Son House & Robert Johnson.
Bonus Footage - Abdul Rasheed & the House Rockers: "Down Home Blues."
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