CANADA – 2015 – COLOUR - DOCUMENTARY - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY DANIEL CROSS
From juke joints to church halls, up the mountain and down to the bayou, I AM THE BLUES travels the back roads with the last of the blues legends.
I AM THE BLUES takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. Visiting the last original blues devils, many in there 80’s, still living in the deep south, working without management and touring the Chitlin’ Circuit. Let Bobby Rush, Barbara Lynn, Henry Gray, Carol Fran, Lazy Lester, Little Freddie King, Bilbo Walker, RL Boyce, Jimmy ’Duck’ Holmes, Lil’ Buck Sinegal, LC Ulmer and their friends awaken the blues in all of us.
Ultimate Southern Blues Road Trip Births New Documentary
"Fans of the blues will relish the 6th documentary by Montreal-based director, Daniel Cross – I am the blues"
NNNN! "Those days are long gone, but for a couple of hours I Am The Blues brings them back to vivid life, and it’s a joy."
- NOW Magazine
Daniel Cross’s doc I Am the Blues follows musicians in the Deep South (Feature)
- Globe and Mail
Q&A: Montreal director shines light on Louisiana's neglected blues history
- Winnipeg Free Press
" I Am the Blues gathers firsthand recollections of Bobby Rush, Barbara Lynn, Little Freddie King and other spry seniors who richly deserve viewers’ attention."
- Toronto Star
Montreal director shines light on Louisiana's neglected blues history (Interview)
- CTV News
Terry interviews blues legend Bobby Rush and award-winning Canadian filmmaker Daniel Cross about his feature documentary, I Am The Blues.
- CKUA/ Mulligan Stew
Fans of the blues will relish the 6th documentary by Montreal-based director, Daniel Cross
- Blurt Online