The Blues

2003, TV Show

Cast & Details

Premiered: September 28, 2003, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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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 Brubeck, Taj Mahal and hip-hop stars Chuck D and Common. Scorsese is the executive producer.

Credits

Clint Eastwood: Director Martin Scorsese: Director
Wim Wenders: Director Charles Burnett: Director
Mike Figgis: Director Marc Levin: Director
Richard Pearce: Director Martin Scorsese: Executive Producer

Guest Cast & Credits

Seasons: 1 All
Celebrity Role Episode Airdate
Albert Lee Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Chris Farlowe Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Eric Burdon Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Eric Clapton Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
George Melly Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Georgie Fame Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Humphrey Lyttleton Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Jeff Beck Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Lonnie Donegan Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Peter Green Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Steve Winwood Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Tom Jones Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Van Morrison Remarks by Season 1, Episode 6
Red, White and Blues
Fri, Oct 3, 2003
Chuck D Performer Season 1, Episode 5
Godfathers and Sons
Thu, Oct 2, 2003
Common Performer Season 1, Episode 5
Godfathers and Sons
Thu, Oct 2, 2003
Ike Turner Performer Season 1, Episode 5
Godfathers and Sons
Thu, Oct 2, 2003
Koko Taylor Performer Season 1, Episode 5
Godfathers and Sons
Thu, Oct 2, 2003
Magic Slim Performer Season 1, Episode 5
Godfathers and Sons
Thu, Oct 2, 2003
Otis Rush Performer Season 1, Episode 5
Godfathers and Sons
Thu, Oct 2, 2003
Pinetop Perkins Performer Season 1, Episode 5
Godfathers and Sons
Thu, Oct 2, 2003
Carl Lumbly Narrator Season 1, Episode 4
Warming by the Devil's Fire
Wed, Oct 1, 2003
Nathaniel Lee Jr. Junior Season 1, Episode 4
Warming by the Devil's Fire
Wed, Oct 1, 2003
Tommy Redmond Hicks Uncle Buddy Season 1, Episode 4
Warming by the Devil's Fire
Wed, Oct 1, 2003
Bobby Rush Performer Season 1, Episode 3
The Road to Memphis
Tue, Sep 30, 2003
Hubert Sumlin Remarks by Season 1, Episode 3
The Road to Memphis
Tue, Sep 30, 2003
Ike Turner Performer Season 1, Episode 3
The Road to Memphis
Tue, Sep 30, 2003
Little Milton Performer Season 1, Episode 3
The Road to Memphis
Tue, Sep 30, 2003
Rosco Gordon Performer Season 1, Episode 3
The Road to Memphis
Tue, Sep 30, 2003
Rufus Thomas Remarks by Season 1, Episode 3
The Road to Memphis
Tue, Sep 30, 2003
Sam Phillips Remarks by Season 1, Episode 3
The Road to Memphis
Tue, Sep 30, 2003
Bonnie Raitt Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Garland Jeffreys Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Los Lobos Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Lou Reed Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Lucinda Williams Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Nick Cave Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Shemekia Copeland Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
T-Bone Burnett Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Vernon Reid Performer Season 1, Episode 2
The Soul of a Man
Mon, Sep 29, 2003
Corey Harris Remarks by Season 1, Episode 1
Feel Like Going Home
Sun, Sep 28, 2003
Salif Keita Remarks by Season 1, Episode 1
Feel Like Going Home
Sun, Sep 28, 2003
Taj Mahal Remarks by Season 1, Episode 1
Feel Like Going Home
Sun, Sep 28, 2003

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