V/A feat. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues [Promo] (4xVIDEO, UK)

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4 x Feature-Length Documentaries V/A feat. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues [Promo]  (4xVIDEO, UK)
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Video cassette promo edition of the Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues DVD boxset which includes The Soul of Man documentary featuring The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

SONG: The Jon Spencer Blues Exploison – Devil Got My Woman (Live)
OCCOURENCE: 26m 05s
DURATION: 1m 44s approx.
CREDITS:
Writer: Nehemiah [Skip] James
Recorded at St. Ann’s, Brooklyn, November 9, 2001

The documentary features the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion covering Devil Got My Woman (LYRICS) originally by Skip James (RELEASE / LYRICS) which has not been released elsewhere.

The soundtrack album also features an exclusive recording of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion covering Special Rider Blues originally by Skip James (RELEASE / LYRICS).

VIEW: The Soul of A Man (CD, UK)

SYNOPSIS: “Director Wim Wenders (Buena Vista Social Club; Wings of Desire; Paris, Texas) looks at the dramatic tension in the blues between the sacred and the profane by exploring the music and lives of three of his favourite blues artists: Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Part history, part personal pilgrimage, the film tells the story of these lives in music through an extended fictional film sequence, rare archibal footage, present-day documentary secenes and covers of their songs by contemporary musicians such as Shemekia Copeland, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Garland Jeffreys, Cassandra Wilson, Nick Cave, Los Lobos, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Vernon Reid, James Blood Ulmer, Lou Reed, Bonnie Raitt, Marc Ribot, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Lucinda Williams and T Bone Burnett.”

– from UK DVD packaging

DIRECTOR: Wim Winders

RUN TIME: 127 minutes

BARCODE: n/a

MATRIX / RUN-OUT GROOVE ENGRAVING: n/a

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