The Road to Memphis

Directed by Richard Pearce

Director Richard Pearce (The Long Walk Home, Leap of Faith, A Family Thing) traces the musical odyssey of Blues legend B.B. King in a film that pays tribute to the city that gave birth to a new style of Blues. Pearce’s homage to Memphis features original performances by B.B. King, Bobby Rush, Rosco Gordon and Ike Turner, as well as historical footage of Howlin’ Wolf and Rufus Thomas.

87 minutes

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