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Rhythms of the World


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Two Generations of the Blues Big Bill Broonzy dominated the blues scene in Chicago during the 1930s, and remained a huge star. He was the first black bluesman to visit Britain. In the last programme of the series, the first of two films traces his impact, with contributions from Humphrey Lyttelton , Chris Barber and Peggy Seeger. In the second film we meet Errol Linton , a young blues harp player who is bringing the blues tradition back to London.
Presented by John Walters. Directors Francis Hanly and Tim May Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall


Unknown: Bill Broonzy
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Chris Barber
Unknown: Peggy Seeger.
Unknown: Errol Linton
Presented By: John Walters.
Directors: Francis Hanly
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall

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