In search of Blind Joe Death the saga of John Fahey
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SummaryKnown as the father of American primitive guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass, and New Orleans jazz. Includes interviews with Pete Townshend, Joey Burns of Calexico, Chris Funk of the Decembrists, and radio personality Dr. Demento, performances, and archival footage with animation.
Guitarists -- United States -- Biography.
Blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Folk musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York, N.Y.] :First Run Features,2013
|Other Titles|| Saga of John Fahey
producer, director, screenwriter.
Szentesky, Monica, producer.
Witham, Tina, producer.
Townshend, Pete, interviewee.
Burns, Joey, interviewee.
Funk, Chris, interviewee.
Dr. Demento, interviewee.
Fahey, John, 1939-2001, interviewee.
Tamarack Productions (Toronto, Ont.), production company.
First-Run Features (Firm), publisher.
In English; closed-captioned in English.
Special features: interviews with Pete Townshend, Chris Funk, Dean Blackwood, Joe Bussard; performances by John Fahey, Chris Funk, Joe Bussard, Stefan Grossman, Jimmy Crosthwait, George Winston, Terry Robb, Tim Knight; John Fahey speaks ((Woodburn Inn, 1999).
DVD; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround.
1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.