John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen

Documentary, Music
A documentary chronicling fifty years of popular music with the late veteran music producer John Hammond, who is credited with discovering and promoting Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, and Count Basie. Features interviews ...more

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A documentary chronicling fifty years of popular music with the late veteran music producer John Hammond, who is credited with discovering and promoting Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, and Count Basie. Features interviews with popular artists Hammond discovered and recorded as well as other friends and associates. A presentation of "American Masters."

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