Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle

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Director: Antoine Fuqua, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Ruth Brown, Solomon Burke

Cast: Antoine Fuqua, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Ruth Brown, Solomon Burke

     
 

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The United States Congress named 2003 the "Year of the Blues" as part of an initiative by several musical education groups to make more Americans aware of the history and heritage of blues music, one of America's most important homegrown art forms. To kick off this celebration of the blues, a special concert was held at New York City's historic Radio City Music Hall,

Overview

The United States Congress named 2003 the "Year of the Blues" as part of an initiative by several musical education groups to make more Americans aware of the history and heritage of blues music, one of America's most important homegrown art forms. To kick off this celebration of the blues, a special concert was held at New York City's historic Radio City Music Hall, and Lightning in a Bottle documents a memorable evening of music from a star-studded roster of artists. Offering a glimpse at the rehearsals and preparations that went into putting the show together as well as the evening's best performances, Lightning in a Bottle includes appearances by B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Macy Gray, Buddy Guy, Chuck D., Solomon Burke, David Johansen, Jimmie Vaughan and Kim Wilson of the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Alison Krauss, and many more.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/08/2005
UPC:
0043396069183
Original Release:
2004
Rating:
PG-13
Source:
Sony Pictures
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:49:00
Sales rank:
11,064

Special Features

Closed Caption; Interview with director Antoine Fuqua; Bonus Tracks including Performances by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Buddy Guy and more!; Previews; Closed Captioning

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Participant
Ruth Brown Participant
Solomon Burke Participant
Ben Cauley Participant
Natalie Cole Participant
Shemekia Copeland Participant
Bill Cosby Participant
Robert Cray Participant
Chuck D Participant
Dr. John Participant
David "Honeyboy" Edwards Participant
John Fogerty Participant
Macy Gray Participant
Buddy Guy Participant
Levon Helm Participant
India.Arie Participant
David Johansen Participant
Larry Johnson Participant
Steve Jordan Participant
Angelique Kidjo Participant
B.B. King Participant
Danny Kortchmar Participant
Alison Krauss Participant
Keb' Mo' Participant
Lazy Lester Participant
Neville Brothers Participant
Odette Participant
Joe Perry Participant
Bonnie Raitt Participant
Vernon Reid Participant
Mavis Staples Participant
Steven Tyler Participant
James "Blood" Ulmer Participant
Jimmie Vaughan Participant
Willie Weeks Participant
Kim Wilson Participant
Fine Arts Militia Participant

Technical Credits
Antoine Fuqua Director
Paul G. Allen Executive Producer
Margaret Bodde Producer
Niko Bolas Sound/Sound Designer
Bob Eisenhardt Editor
Alex Gibney Producer
Jack Gulick Producer
Richard Hutton Co-producer
Steve Jordan Musical Direction/Supervision
John Lowe Asst. Director
John McCullough Musical Direction/Supervision
Tom McPhillips Production Designer
Susan Motamed Co-producer
Jody Patton Executive Producer
Lisa Rinzler Cinematographer
Keith Salmon Editor
Martin Scorsese Executive Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start [:11]
2. Angelique Kidjo [3:23]
3. Mavis Staples [2:42]
4. David "Honeyboy" Edwards [2:55]
5. Keb' Mo & Danny Kortchmar [3:14]
6. Odetta [2:40]
7. Natalie Cole [3:46]
8. James "Blood" Ulmer [3:13]
9. Ruth Brown [3:16]
10. Singing About Men [3:39]
11. Buddy Guy [3:20]
12. India.Arie [3:39]
13. Macy Gray [2:44]
14. Larry Johnson [3:20]
15. John Fogerty [3:37]
16. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown [4:21]
17. Bonnie Raitt [3:17]
18. Steve Tyler & Joe Perry [3:26]
19. Hubert Sumlin & David Johansen [2:39]
20. Shemekia Copeland [4:52]
21. Robert Cray [1:46]
22. Neville Brothers [5:12]
23. Solomon Burke [3:01]
24. Buddy, Muddy & Jimi [8:06]
25. Voodoo Child [4:36]
26. Chuck D & Fine Arts Militia [4:31]
27. B.B. King [3:03]
28. Real Special [7:41]

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Lightning in a Bottle 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tampared More than 1 year ago
If you're a lover of the blues, this DVD is a must have for your video library. Great soundtrack and fascinating interviews with some of the legends of blues music.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This concert is a historical event...I recommend it to anyone with an appreciation of blues...