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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of B.B. King by William Ferris (2000)
In the second segment William Ferris introduces B.B. King

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Smithsonian; 20th century; America's contributions; century of the blues; American music; jazz; country; gospel;classical; poetry; literature; visual arts; single most important blues artist of this century; Beal Street; King of the Blues;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 303
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King with William Ferris (2000)
This video recording was made on January 2, 2000 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.as part of the "American Voices" presentations at the "Millennium on the Mall" celebrations. Transcript...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 01:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 454
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Blues Instruction (1999)
In the fifth segment of the video, BB King and his band play some blues music. King demonstrates the difference between playing the Blues and playing the Blues well...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; lessons; demonstrations; expression; The Thrill is Gone;
Duration: 00:05:01
Popularity (downloads): 294
 
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
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Blues Instruction 2 (1999)
In the sixth segment of the video, BB King continues his Blues lesson by performing an uptempo, cheerful Blues song. He follows it with a performance of "The Thrill...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; lessons; demonstrations; uptempo music;
Duration: 00:01:54
Popularity (downloads): 336
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of William Ferris and B.B. King (2000)
In the first segment Stephen Yessum, Director of the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington D.C., introduces William Ferris and B.B. King.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 00:01:17
Popularity (downloads): 310
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Definition of the Blues/Influences (1999)
In the eleventh segment of the video, BB King gives his definition of the Blues.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; "people places and things"; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; BB King; Blues music; Storytelling; Slavery; House rent parties; The Headhunters; Old age;
Duration: 00:03:36
Popularity (downloads): 347
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, Q & A (2000)
In the eleventh segment B.B. King answers questions from the audience.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: John Hope Franklin; birthday; Yale University; Church of God in Christ; faith; "devil's music";aunt; mother; British musicians; Eric Clapton; Rolling Stones; The Who; Beatles; historical icon; Gatemouth Moore; Roy Brown; Stevie Ray Vaughan; favorite guitar players; George Benson; Lonnie Johnson; Louis Jordan; Bobby Hackett; Johnny Hodges; link; Mahalia Jackson; Louis Armstrong; advice; future of blues; mainstream of music; radio; Sonny Bono; copyright;
Duration: 00:16:27
Popularity (downloads): 438
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Introductions (1999)
The second segment of the video begins with Howard Stovall, the executive director of the Blues Foundation, introducing himself. Stovall talks about The Blues Foundation and introduces Art Tipaldi....

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Art Tipaldi; Blues.org; Minnechaug Regional High School; Howard Stovall; The Blues Foundation; Indianola Mississippi; Mississippi
Duration: 00:04:40
Popularity (downloads): 279
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Musical Education (2000)
In the third segment William Ferris and B.B. King discuss his musical education until age 14.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Itta Bene, Mississippi; Indianola, Mississippi; divorce; Greenwood, Mississippi; Tupelo, Mississippi; Elvis Presley; religious mother; church; Pastor Archie Fair; guitar playing in church; Church of God in Christ Sanctified; blues; gospel; Reverend Utah Smith; electric guitar; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Blake; Reverend Gates; Robert Johnson; great aunt; victrola phonograph; 78 records;
Duration: 00:04:04
Popularity (downloads): 556
 

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