LIVE from The Old Steeple

Chris Thomas King

Episode 5 | 56m 46s

Guitarist Chris Thomas King became the last major folk blues discovery of the 20th Century when he was discovered in Louisiana in 1979 by a folklorist from the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D. C. King was chosen by the Coen brothers to play the role of itinerant bluesman Tommy Johnson alongside George Clooney in the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000).”

Aired: 02/08/20

Expires: 01/01/24

Rating: NR

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