American Epic

Blood and Soil

Episode 102 | 54m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Travel to the rural South as Elder Burch, Charley Patton and others record early Delta blues, gospel and protest songs. The Great Flood of 1927 devastates Mississippi River communities, leading to northern migration and Chicago Blues by Howlin’ Wolf.

Aired: 05/23/17

Rating: NR

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Funding for AMERICAN EPIC is provided by the Anne Ray Foundation, The Family of Mackinley Sillerman, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee, Pacific Islanders in Communications with funding provided by …

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Director Bernard MacMahon interviewing Homesick James, Robert Lockwood Jr. and Honeyboy Edwards Appearing in “American Epic: Blood and Soil.” Credit: ©2017 Lo-­‐Max Records Ltd.

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