Season 1, Episode 6 Red, White and Blues
First Aired: October 3, 2003
Director Mike Figgis chronicles the '60s British blues boom in interviews with Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Jeff Beck, Eric Burdon, Steve Winwood, Tom Jones and others. Included: Lonnie Donegan (1931-2002) on skiffle; a loose jam featuring Beck and Jones; a performance by Morrison.
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- Premiered: September 28, 2003
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Seven directors (including Clint Eastwood and Martin Scorsese) interpret facets of the blues in a superb series that juxtaposes archival footage, interviews and performances. Among those included: B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Ray Charles, Dave Br… (more)