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Cigarette Blues

Film by Les Blank, Alan Govenar
Produced by Dallas Museum of Art
Cinematographer: Les Blank
Sound: Chris Strachwitz, Susan Kell
Editing: Maureen Gosling, John Davis
Copyright: 1985, Alan Govenar and Les Blank
04 minutes, Color
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1985
Distributor: Documentary Arts, Inc.
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This is one of three short films in the Living Texas Blues series. Cigarette Blues features Sonny Rhodes and the Texas Twisters performing at Eli's Mile High Club in Oakland, California. 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).