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Order CDs, DVDs, VHS, and The Blues film series companion book.

Companion Book
Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues
The Companion Book to the PBS series
Hardcover, 288 pages
$27.95, $42.95(CAN)

Martin Scorsese Presents THE BLUES is both a complement to the PBS series, The Blues, and a stand-alone for the general reader — part history, part literary celebration - that includes a sweeping historical essay by Robert Santelli; illuminating archival material from Peter Guralnick; biographical essays by Christopher John Farley; captivating interviews with Executive Producer Martin Scorsese and series directors Charles Burnett, Clint Eastwood, Mike Figgis, Marc Levin, Richard Pearce, and Wim Wenders; and numerous original personal essays from literary and music luminaries such as Elmore Leonard, David Halberstam, Lucinda Williams, Studs Turkel, Nick Cave, John Edgar Wideman, Suzan-Lori Parks, Hilton Als, and many others.
 

Universal Music Enterprises and Sony Music present music and DVDs from the PBS series, The Blues™, executive produced by Martin Scorsese

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DVDs
The Blues DVD or VHS box set Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - A Musical Journey Seven-DVD boxed set
$139.98

Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - A Musical Journey Seven-VHS boxed set
$119.98

All seven films in The Blues series were released as a collectors' set on DVD and VHS concurrent with the PBS broadcast.



 

The DVDs contain a myriad of special features, including:

  • Making-of material
  • Artist and director interviews
  • Director commentaries
  • Live performances not seen in the films, including footage of B.B. King, Cassandra Wilson, Chris Thomas King, Lou Reed, Lulu, Otis Rush, Koko Taylor, The ElectriK Mud Kats (with vocals by Chuck D and Common), Jeff Beck, Hubert Sumlin & David Johansen, and many others.
Individual films will be available on DVD and VHS in 2004.

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CDs
Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues-A Musical Journey Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues—A Musical Journey
Five-CD deluxe boxed set
$69.98

This five-CD deluxe boxed set includes a comprehensive collection of the music from the seven films in The Blues series. Features over 100 songs-among the best and most important blues recordings ever made—from the earliest recordings made over 80 years ago to contemporary artists and new recordings made specifically for The Blues.


 


 

Martin Scorsese Presents The Best of the Blues Martin Scorsese Presents The Best of the Blues
21 track single-CD compilation
$18.98

A single-CD compilation that offers an overview of The Blues project, featuring signature recordings by Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan, among others.

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The Blues—Seven (7) Individual Soundtrack CDs
Individual companion CDs to each of the seven films featuring original recordings and blues classics handpicked by the directors.
$18.98 each

Soundtrack CDs contain 20+ NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED-SONGS—New Recordings of Classic Blues Songs by Contemporary Artists.

Feel Like Going Home
Feel Like Going Home — Directed by Martin Scorsese

The Soul of a Man
The Soul of a Man — Directed by Wim Wenders

The Road to Memphis
The Road to Memphis — Directed by Richard Pearce

Warming by the Devil's Fire
Warming by the Devil's Fire — Directed by Charles Burnett

Godfathers and Sons
Godfathers and Sons — Directed by Marc Levin

Red, White & Blues
Red, White & Blues — Directed by Mike Figgis

Piano Blues
Piano Blues — Directed by Clint Eastwood

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The Blues— Twelve (12) Individual Artist Collections
Single-CD collections that feature the most influential blues artists.
$11.98 each.

The Allman Brothers
The Allman Brothers
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton
Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix
B.B. King
B.B. King
J.B. Lenoir
J.B. Lenoir
Muddy Waters
Muddy Waters
Son House
Son House
Robert Johnson
Robert Johnson
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keb' Mo'
Keb' Mo'
Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Stevie Ray Vaughan
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