Legends of Jazz and Blues (PG*)


27 November 2012
Cinema 3

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The Historic Films Archive is one of the world’s largest archives of music on film and for this special programme, filmmaker and archive CEO Joe Lauro has curated a programme of rare performance footage of jazz and blues greats, including T Bone Walker, Howling Wolf, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima and Keely Smith, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Muddy Waters.

Joe Lauro and Historic Films Archive Presents:

1. Ruth Brown, ‘Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean’ (1955)
2. Muddy Waters, ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ (1968)
3. Sweet Emma Barrett, ‘None of My Jellyroll’ (1963)
4. Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington, ‘Oh, Lady Be Good’ (1967)
5. Mississippi John Hurt, ‘You Got to Walk That Lonesome Valley’ (1966)
6. Louis Prima and Keely Smith with Sam Butera and the Witnesses, ‘That Old Black Magic’ (1959)
7. The Dixie Hummingbirds, ‘I Got So Much to Shout About’ (1966)
8. BB King, ‘That’s Wrong Little Mama’, Harlem Festival 1969
9. Louis Armstrong, ‘Muskrat Ramble’ (1957)
10. Frank Sinatra, ‘That’s Life’ (1966)
11. Janis Joplin, ‘Piece of My Heart’ (1968)
12. Koko Taylor, ‘Wang Dang Doodle’ (1967)
13. The Mills Brothers, The Boswell Sisters and Cab Calloway, from ‘The Big Broadcast’ (1931)
14. Count Basie, ‘Basie’s Boogie’ (1952)
15. Miles Davis with John Coltrane, ‘So What’ (1959)
16. The Consolers, ‘I’m So Glad’ (1965)
17. Howlin’ Wolf, ‘How Many More Years’ (1965)
18. Django Reinhardt with the Quintet of the Hot Club of France (1938)
19. The Billy Williams Group, ‘Alright, Okay, You Win’ (1960)
20. T Bone Walker, ‘Don’t Throw Your Love on Me So Strong’ (1962)
21. Freddie King, ‘Hideaway’ (1966)
22. Etta James, ‘Something’s Got a Hold On Me’ (1966)
23. Dr John, ‘Mama Don’t Allow’ (1973)

Total running time: 90 min

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* Locally classified

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