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Step It Up and Go: Blues in the Carolinas

Step It Up and Go: Blues in the Carolinas traces the development of blues music in the Carolinas through interviews with musicians and still photographs of them. North Carolina musicians talk about how they learned to play and perform different styles on the banjo, fiddle, guitar, piano, bottle, and spoons. Performers include Odell Thompson, Nate Thompson, Joe Thompson, Etta Baker, Cora Phillips, Junior Thomas, Thomas Burt, Guitar Slim, Moses Roscoe, and Anthony Pough

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Film Details

  • Produced by: Glen Hinson, Susan Massengale, Bob Roystex
  • Sound: Jeff Andersol
  • Other Credits: Narrated by Judith Washington, Camera by Michael Oriffney, Written by Greg Hinson, Directed by Susan Massengale
  • Black & White
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