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Quantum Leap and MVD Visual To Release “America’s Music Legacy” Series On DVD – December 7 October 21, 2010

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The Second Set of Four Features:
Blues, Dixieland Jazz, Folk, and Soul

The America’s Music Legacy series was recorded 1983-85 and produced by 20TH Century Home Entertainment. It showcases the musical legends performing the songs that continue to attract and entice the whole world, because they truly are the best of all that is America. The second set of four titles is set to be released on December 7.

America’s Music Legacy: Blues – Blues can be subdivided into several subgenres ranging from country to urban blues that were more or less popular during different periods of the 20th century. Best known are the Delta, Piedmont, Jump and Chicago blues styles. World War II marked the transition from acoustic to electric blues and the progressive opening of blues music to a wider audience.

In the 1960s and 1970s, a hybrid form called blues rock evolved. The America’s Music Legacy series was recorded 1983-85 and produced by 20TH Century Home Entertainment. It showcases the musical legends performing the songs that continue to attract and entice the whole world, because they truly are the best of all that is America.

The program is hosted by Brock Peters and features performances by B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Pee Wee Crayton, Jimmy Rushing, Ernie Andrews, and many more.

Track Listing:
* film clip
* St Louis Blues – Born On a Friday
* Payin’ the Cost To Be The Boss – How Blue Can You Get – All Over Again
* Fine and Mellow – Stormy Monday
* film clip
* Ernie’s Blues
* Cleanhead Blues
* Everyday I Have the Blues
* St. Louis Blues
* After Hours
* Jammin’ the Blues
* Come Back – Tell Me Where to Scratch
* film clip
* Ain’t Nobody’s Business
* Early In the Morn – Cherry Red
* Life Is a Gamble
* Who’s Lovin’ You Tonight?
* After Hours
* film clip
* film clip
* Nobody Knows You When You’re Down

http://www.seeofsound.com/p.php?s=QLDVD7179

America’s Music Legacy: Dixieland Jazz – Blues and ragtime, along with a rich local brass band tradition and many other influences, came together in early 1900’s in New Orleans, Louisiana to create a new type of music called Dixieland jazz, also known as traditional jazz or New Orleans jazz. As jazz gained in popularity, it spread north from New Orleans to Chicago, New York, Kansas City, and across the Midwest to California.

The America’s Music Legacy series was recorded 1983-85 and produced by 20TH Century Home Entertainment. It showcases the musical legends performing the songs that continue to attract and entice the whole world, because they truly are the best of all that is America.

The program is hosted by Al Hirt and features performances by Woody Herman, Irma Thomas, Delia Reese, Teddy Buckner, New Orleans Jazz All-Star Band, and many more.

Track Listing:
* Jazz Me Blues – Basin Street Blues
* film clip
* When it’s Steepytime Down South
* Warting For the Robert E. Lee – The World Is Waiting For the Sunrise
* Blue Skies
* Man With A Horn
* Bill Bailey – Bourbon Street Paradise
* Maple Leaf Rag – Ain’t Misbehavin’
* When the Saints Go Marching In!
* March of the Bobcats – Big Noise From Winnetka
* film clip
* The Joint Is Jumping
* Someday You’ll Be Sorry – South Rampart Street Parade
* The Gal Looks Good
* Struttin’ With Some Barbeque – Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone
* film clip
* Honeysuckle Rose – Handful of Keys
* Tiger Rag
* Don’t Mess With My Man
* Do You Know What It Means
* South Rampart Street Parade

http://www.seeofsound.com/p.php?s=QLDVD7181

America’s Music Legacy: Folk – Folk singers may be of an ilk that rarely goes multi-platinum, but their work truly resonates with people of all walks of life, and their legacy is astounding.

The America’s Music Legacy series was recorded 1983-85 and produced by 20TH Century Home Entertainment. It showcases the musical legends performing the songs that continue to attract and entice the whole world, because they truly are the best of all that is America.

The program is hosted by Theodore Bikel and features performances by The Limeliters, Leadbelly, Burl Ives, Glenn Yarbrough, New Christy Minstrels, Doc Watson, and many more.

Track Listing:
* Film Clip
* Molly – Frankie and Johnny – You Are My Reason
* Cripple Creek – Starwalker
* Little Liza Jane – Green, Green – Medley: Old Kentucky Home, Swanee River, I Dream of Jeannie, Camptown Races, Dixieland and Oh, Susannah
* Medley: House of the Rising Sun, Old House and Goodnight Irene
* Power and the Glory – Time in a Bottle
* Aunt Caroline Dyer Blues
* This Land Is Your Land
* There’s A Meeting Here Tonight – That’s Just the Way It Goes – Medley: Traveling Wayfaring Stranger and Lonesome Traveler
* I’ve Been Down So Long – Where Were You Baby When My Heart Went Out
* Fix Me a Pallet – I Got the Blues
* March Down To Old Tennessee – They Call Me Jackero
* Sunday Street – Garden State Stamp
* Hard Times
* Old Man From Missouri
* Greenback Dollar – Della and the Dealer

http://www.seeofsound.com/p.php?s=QLDVD7177

America’s Music Legacy: Soul – Soul is music that arose out of the black experience in America through the transmutation of gospel and rhythm & blues into a form of funky, secular testifying.

The America’s Music Legacy series was recorded 1983-85 and produced by 20TH Century Home Entertainment. It showcases the musical legends performing the songs that continue to attract and entice the whole world, because they truly are the best of all that is America.

The program is hosted by Leon Isaac Kennedy and features performances by James Brown, Ben E. King, Gladys Knight and The Pips, Percy Sledge, Otis Redding, and many more.

Track Listing:
* Rap Payback – Jam – The Man Understands
* Spanish Harlem – I Who Have Nothing
* This Is It
* Turn Back ttie Hands Of Time – Turning Point – In The Mood
* Lead Me On – I Don’t Miss You At All – Right Back Where We Started From
* I Will Fight – You Are The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me – Midnight Train! Georgia – Save the Overtime – Neither One of Us
* Do the Push and Pull – Walking the Dog
* I Like What You Do To Me
* Hey, Western Union Man
* Band of Gold – Bring the Boys Home
* You Had To Be There
* Satisfaction
* I Heard It Through The Grapevine

http://www.seeofsound.com/p.php?s=QLDVD7182

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