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Title In search of Blind Joe Death: the saga of John Fahey [Hoopla electronic resource].

Imprint [United States] : First Run Features : Made available through hoopla, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 57 min.)) : sd., col.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by James Cullingham.
Performer Featuring, Pete Townshend, John Fahey, Dr. Demento, Chris Funk, Joey Burns.
Summary Known as the father of American Primitive Guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass and New Orleans jazz. In Search of Blind Joe Death combines interviews, performances and archival footage with animation in a kinetic, musically charged tribute to a tremendously influential composer, guitarist, author and provocateur. Interviewees include Pete Townshend, Joey Burns of Calexico, Chris Funk of The Decemberists and renowned radio personality Dr. Demento, aka Barry Hansen.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Fahey, John, 1939-2001.
Guitarists -- United States -- Biography.
Blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Cullingham, James, film producer, film director, screenwriter.
Szentesky, Monica, film producer
Witham, Tina, film producer
Townshend, Pete, performer, interviewee (expression)
Fahey, John, 1939-2001, performer, interviewee (expression)
Dr. Demento, performer, interviewee (expression)
hoopla digital.
Added Title Saga of John Fahey
Music No. MWT11619050
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