In Search of Blind Joe Death | 2013

Documentary, Music
This documentary explores the life of musician John Fahey (1939-2001) through his recordings, images, prose and paintings as well as interviews with fellow musicians, artists and historians.

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The John Fahey Trust

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Synopsis

Iconic musician and musicologist John Fahey is known as the "father of American Primitive Guitar." He made incalculable contributions to the understanding as well as the appreciation of Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass and New Orleans jazz. This tribute to Fahey combines performances and archival footage with interviews of Pete Townshend, Joey Burns of Calexico, Chris Funk of The Decemberists and radio personality Dr. Demento.

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