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Lightning in a Bottle

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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 ...
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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.
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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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/8/2005
  • UPC: 043396069183
  • Original Release: 2004
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:49:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 4,288

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
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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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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Interview With Director Antoine Fuqua
      Bonus Tracks
         "Stop Messin' Around" - Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith
         "The Sky Is Crying" - Gregg Allman & Warren Haynes
         "Minnesota Blues" - Mos Def
         "First Time I Met the Blues" - Buddy Guy
         "Revelation" - Chris Thomas King
         Play All
      Previews
         Lightning in a Bottle
         House of Flying Daggers
         The Fog of War
         Winged Migration
         Riding Giants
         Masked and Anonymous
         Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary
   Subtitles
      French
      Subtitles Off
   Previews
      Lightning in a Bottle
      House of Flying Daggers
      The Fog of War
      Winged Migration
      Riding Giants
      Masked and Anonymous
      Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    If You Love The Blues

    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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Totally Awesome

    This concert is a historical event...I recommend it to anyone with an appreciation of blues...

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    Posted December 28, 2010

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