Battle of the Guitars (1985)

About the Film

This is one of three short films in the Living Texas Blues series. Battle of the Guitars shows the ranging influence of Aaron "T-Bone" Walker throught the performance of Pete Mayes and Joe Hughes at the Doll House Club in Houston. For more information, see Alan Govenar, Meeting the Blues: The Rise of the Texas Sound (Da Capo, 1995) and Alan Govenar, The Early Years of Rhythm and Blues (Schiffer Publishing, 2004).

Licensing

For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact Alan Govenar, the distributor Documentary Arts, Inc., or Folkstreams.

Film Details

  • Film by: Alan Govenar
  • Produced by: Dallas Museum of Art
  • Cinematographer: Bruce
  • Sound: Gus Buzbee, Kehn Bacon
  • Editor: Bruce
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • ©1985, Alan Govenar, Bruce
  • 16 mins, Color
  • Categories:
    African American CultureMusic