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|America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Teenage Musical Experience
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.
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
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|Trail of the Rocket (Part I)
Singers Lucille and Johnny, whose radio show is sponsored by Oldsmobile, are invited to visit the Olds factory to see why the product is superior. While touring the plant, Johnny...
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Automobiles: Manufacturing; Cold War;
Popularity (downloads): 402
|B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - BB King's Early Years as a Musician
The twelfth segment of the video begins with Howard Stovall asking BB King what sort of music he listens to. King discusses learning to read music with Country songs....
Keywords: BB King; Howard Stovall; Blues music; Oldies but goodies; Country music; Gospel music; Reading music; You Are My Sunshine; Church; Indianova, Mississippi; hat; money;
Popularity (downloads): 434
|Soundie - Heaven Help A Sailor On A Night Like This
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|We Learn About the Telephone I
A young man sketches a generic human who takes us back through history to show us how humans developed a need to communicate and the devices to do so. Then...
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Animation; 1960s;
Popularity (downloads): 442
|America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of B.B. King by William Ferris
In the second segment William Ferris introduces B.B. King
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;
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Charles O. Baptista, a Venezulean-born, US-educated piano salesman, started Scriptures Visualized Institute to produce educational and evangelism films. The films stood out since they often used very simple concepts and...
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|America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Musical Education
In the third segment William Ferris and B.B. King discuss his musical education until age 14.
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;
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|John Oberlin: The 21st Century Student Experience
Keywords: SILS; UNC-CH; Students; education; technology; instruction;
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|Challenge of Ideas, The (Part I)
John Wayne, Edward R. Murrow and others discuss the ideological battle between U.S. and Soviet Union.
Keywords: Cold War;
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