Did you see it? I did, and it is an absolute must-see for the next seven weeks!
“Under the guiding hand of executive producer Martin Scorsese, The Blues is a seven-part television series of personal and impressionistic films viewed through the lens of seven world famous directors who share a passion for the music.
“#1. ‘Feel Like Going Home’ (Saturday, July 2nd at 10.10pm)
“Director Martin Scorsese (The Last Waltz, Raging Bull, Gangs of New York) pays homage to the Delta blues. Says Scorsese: ‘I’ve always felt an affinity for blues music — the culture of storytelling through music is incredibly fascinating and appealing to me. The blues have great emotional resonance and are the foundation for American popular music.’