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Jessie Mae Hemphill in Deep Blues

Deep Blues

1991 NR

Director Robert Mugge and renowned music scholar Robert Palmer seek out the best blues acts in the country, spotlighting many talented performers who for years were cut off from the mainstream of the recording industry. The late Junior Kimbrough, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Big Jack Johnson, and Jack Owens are just some of the talented musicians included in this triumphant testament to the blues.