Season 9 Episode 12 | 12m 43s
In 1941, folklorist Alan Lomax traveled from the Library of Congress to the Mississippi Delta to record an oral history of the blues. Equipped with 500 pounds of audio equipment powered by his car battery, he ventured across nameless roads to discover the most beautiful and harrowing songs ever sung. A film by Jesse Kreitzer of Marlboro, VT.
Expires: 10/17/22Video has closed captioning.