|December 17, 2017|
Sidemen: Long Road To Glory is an intimate look at the lives and legacies of three legendary bluesmen; piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf sidemen.
Narrated by Marc Maron and directed by Scott Rosenbaum, this documentary explores the legacy of blues musicians Pinetop Perkins, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, and Hubert Sumlin, best known for their work as sidemen for Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. The film includes their last concerts and interviews before they passed away, and also celebrates their lives via accounts from the next generation of musicians who were inspired by the trio.
“Sidemen” is an exceptionally entertaining and captivating tribute to the men and their music – and there’s more than enough of said music here to please blues aficionados and recruit converts.” – Variety
“Three influential Delta bluesmen are affectionately given their long overdue time in the spotlight in Scott Rosenbaum’s fittingly soulful “Sidemen: Long Road to Glory.” – Los Angeles Times
Runtime: 80 minutes
Director: Scott Rosenbaum
Sunday, December 17: 6:00PM
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