Sweet Home Chicago
Featuring historic footage and interviews with a pantheon of blues legends, Sweet Home Chicago tells the story of classic American music.
Chess Records, the independent company that became the premier home of Chicago blues, captured the sound of the great urban blues artists who converted the music of the Southern Delta into a body of work that still resonates in today's Top 40.
Performances by Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, Buddy Guy, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, Sonny Boy Williamson, Chuck Berry. Interviews include James Cotton, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Mick Jagger, Johnnie Johnson, Hubert Sumlin, Koko Taylor, Junior Wells and Phil and Marshall Chess.
64 min 1991