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George Sempepos in Son House and Bukka White

Son House and Bukka White: Masters of the Country Blues

2000 NR

American musical titans Eddie "Son" House and "Bukka" White -- both landmark figures in the flourishing of Mississippi Delta blues -- influenced artists ranging from Robert Johnson to Muddy Waters to Eric Clapton. In this hypnotic video, the legendary bluesmen perform before a studio audience in Seattle. Tunes include "Preaching the Blues," "John the Revelator," "Death Letter Blues," "Mama Don't Allow" "Gibson Hill and "Poor Boy."