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Big Fish Blues (DVD)

Big Fish Blues (DVD)

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They all came from the same place. What they created was an unlikely, phenomenal music scene...

'Big Fish Blues' uncovers a genre of Blues music that grew out of an unlikely Long Island scene. Featuring incredible performances by blues greats which have never before been captured and presented, the film is a unique look into music history.

Featuring Little Buster and The Soul Brothers, Bo Diddley, Jr., Sam Taylor, Doug 'Harmonica' McLean, Stevie Cochran, Toby Walker, Sandra Taylor with 'A Band Called Sam', Kerry Kearney, Gail Storm, and a host of others, viewers will learn about their journeys to success from their personal stories.

Long Island may not be where you think of first when it comes to The Blues, but its impact on the genre was far reaching. The 110 mile long Long Island blues scene was one of the most incredible and fantastic musical experiences in America.

From the early 1960's through the 1990's people went to music clubs to hear the blues. Long Island was home to many of the top blues musicians who had fans from all over. These great musicians were known worldwide and Long Island was their home base. Back in the day, fans would follow them weekly from club to club and their popularity grew worldwide.

The filming locations, of which there were many, take you inside the venues where the scene thrived. They lend a true authenticity to the production and provide a time-capsule journey into Blues Music history. From the North Fork to the Hamptons; from middle island clubs to those on the Gold Coast, the decade-plus long production includes footage from:

89 North Music Venue, Patchogue, NY
Back Street Blues, Rockville Center, NY
BB Kings, New York, NY
Bobbique, Patchogue, NY
Cornelia St Café, New York, NY
Finely's of Greene Street, Huntington, NY
Five Towns College, Dix Hills, NY
Hanson House, South Hampton, NY
Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach, NY
Maggies, Massapequa, NY
Page One Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, Glen Cove, NY
Steer Inn, Roosevelt, NY
Steven Talkhouse, Amagansett, NY
Treme Blues & Jazz Club, Islip, NY
... and more....



Cast & Crew

  •       David Patrick (narrator)
  •       Little Buster and The Soul Brothers
  •       Bo Diddley
  •       Jr.
  •       Sam Taylor
  •       Doug

Director: Leslye Abbey

Producer: Leslye Abbey

Additional Details

Label: Soundview Media

Genre: Documentary

Language: English

Run Time: 91 mins

Region: 0

Release Date: 02/11/20

UPC: 760137308997

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