PBS NewsHour

Easing the blues for down-and-out artists

Clip: 10/27/2014 | 6m 45s

For every American musician who makes it big, there are many, many more who eke out a living to be able to afford new guitar strings. The Music Maker Foundation, based in North Carolina, helps struggling blues artists meet their basic needs, record their music and book tours. Jeffrey Brown reports on their efforts to preserve American culture and keep the music coming.

Aired: 10/27/14

Rating: NR

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