The story of record company talent scouts who toured America during the late 1920s with a recording machine and captured the raw expression of emerging cultures. Here, the filmmakers retrace that journey and meet with the families whose recordings would lead to the development of modern music. Included: unseen film footage; unpublished photographs; and remarks from the last living witnesses to that era.
Out of the Many, the One
Conclusion. How America's diverse cultures contribute to its musical styles: from the Hopi tribe to Hawaii's Joseph Kekuku to Mexican-American Lydia Mendoza and the Cajun Breaux Family. Mississippi John Hurt's blues inspires a generation of musicians. (90 minutes)
Schedule Channel Audio HD WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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