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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Experiences in Memphis (2000)
In the fifth segment B.B. King discusses leaving Mississippi and starting his radio career in Memphis, Tennessee.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Highway 61; Memphis, Tennessee; Beale Street; WDIA;tractor driver; picking cotton; hitchhiked; produce truck; cousin; Booker White; music business; fuel tanks; job; Sonny Boy Williamson; broadcast; Helena, Arkansas; King Biscuit Time; lunch; dinner; West Memphis, Tennessee;"Blues at Midnight"; four walling; Miss Annie; 16th Street Grill; gambling; Las Vegas; jukebox; $12.50 a night; Mr. Pepper; Mr. Ferguson; country and western music; Professor Nat D. Williams; Pepticon; Hadacol; tonics; jingle;
Duration: 00:12:03
Popularity (downloads): 381
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's First Hit Recording (2000)
In the sixth segment B.B. King discusses recording his first records in Memphis.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: recording; Nashville, Tennessee; Bullet; Ike Turner; movie portrayal; Tina Turner; Los Angeles; "Three O'Clock Blues"; first hit record;
Duration: 00:02:20
Popularity (downloads): 366
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Teenage Musical Experience (2000)
In the fourth segment B.B. King discusses his musical experiences growing up around Indianola, Mississippi from age 14 until he left for Memphis, Tennessee in 1943 at age 18.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Indianola, Mississippi; fourteen; quartet; St. John's Gospel Singers; decision to become blues singer;television; ten cent vendors; soundies; 16mm film; Count Basie; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; jazz; Benny Goodman; 74; 1943; 18 years old; Uncle Sam; Tbone Walker; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Lemmon Jefferson;jazz electric guitar; Charlie Christian; Django Rhinehart; Hot Club; France; 1949; 1955; radio;Lucille
Duration: 00:05:25
Popularity (downloads): 360
 
How Water Won the West, segment 01 of 8 (1986)
How Water Won the West

Genre: Documentary
Keywords:
Duration: 00:00:50
Popularity (downloads): 735
 
How Water Won the West, segment 08 of 8 (1986)
Closing credits: produced by Eclipse Productions

Genre: Documentary
Keywords:
Duration: 00:01:12
Popularity (downloads): 391
 
How Water Won the West, segment 03 of 8 (1986)
The Bureau of Reclamation helped to make water available to the West

Genre: Documentary
Keywords:
Duration: 00:01:25
Popularity (downloads): 480
 
Hidden Fury, segment 01 of 11 (1993)
Hidden Fury

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;Computers;
Duration: 00:01:18
Popularity (downloads): 808
 
Far Western States (2nd edition) (1955)
Resources and growth of the Far West.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: U.S.: West;
Duration: 00:10:10
Popularity (downloads): 592
 
Valley of The Tennessee


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:28:35
Popularity (downloads): 232
 
Southern Highlanders (1947)
Residents of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee and their culture.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Appalachia;
Duration: 00:14:51
Popularity (downloads): 138
 

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