WorldCat Identities

Brown, Jim 1950-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 145 publications in 2 languages and 4,697 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Biography  Drama  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Parody films  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Photographer, Author, Narrator, Editor, Other
Classifications: ML3551, 781.6200973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Brown
American roots music( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text chronicle the history of American roots music, encompassing blues, country and western, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Tejano, Native American, and other American genres of folk music
American roots music by Palm Pictures( Visual )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American roots music in the 20th century. Features historic and documentary footage of pioneering artists. Covers blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, sydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music
Pete Seeger : the power of song( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of controversial musician, activist, and environmentalist Pete Seeger, and how he used his songs to promote social change. Includes archival footage and interviews with Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, and more
Free to rock by Montgomery Gentry (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock and roll spread the sound of freedom across the Iron Curtain and throughout Eastern Europe and the USSR, despite Communist attempts to outlaw it and to crush what they perceived was a contamination of their youth. Over the years, thousands of underground bands and millions of young fans who yearned for Western values helped fuel the nonviolent implosion of the Soviet regime. Features interviews and performances
The Weavers : wasn't that a time!( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film about the folk singing group, The Weavers, covering their career and the effects of their blacklisting during the McCarthy era. Interviews each member of the group and shows their preparation for a reunion concert at Carnegie Hall on November 28, 1980, twenty-five years after their last Carnegie Hall concert in 1955. Includes segments of the 1980 concert
We shall overcome( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the transformation of the title song from an old slave spiritual to the anthem of the civil rights movement, while chronicling its effect on human rights movements in the United States and in other parts of the world, using historical footage and personal recollections
Legends of folk : the village scene( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1960s, Greenwich Village was the epicenter of the folk movement that redefined American music on a global scale. Includes performances, documentary footage, and interviews
The Three pickers : legends of American music( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For one historic evening, American music legends Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson and Ricky Skaggs joined forces as the three pickers, to film a concert for public television. The music they made before a North Carolina audience is as relaxed as a front porch picking session, informed by the skill and good humor of three master musicians who contributed so much to the creation and evolution of bluegrass music. With special guest Alison Krauss"--Container
A vision shared : a tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly by Jim Brown( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of artists and songs features new versions of Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly's most important and influential music. In interviews and performances filmed in a variety of locations the superstars of today pay tribute to these two legendary folk heroes."
Alice's restaurant : 50th anniversary concert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arlo Guthrie celebrates the 50th anniversary of the events that snowballed into the Alice's restaurant massacree, his iconic talking blues narrative that has become an established part of the Thanksgiving tradition, with an unprecedented show. Backed by his band of friends, Arlo regales the audience with the Massacree in its entirety, along with many of his best-loved classics
50 years with Peter Paul and Mary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary by four-time Emmy Award-winning producer/director Jim Brown features rare and previously unseen television footage including a BBC program from the early 1960s that embodies many of the trio's best performances and most popular songs. This is Peter, Paul and Mary at the peak of their artistry, a time when this popular and influential trio dominated the Billboard music charts
Mostly Sondheim by Barbara Cook( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Cook live in concert singing show tunes, some of which were written by Stephen Sondheim
Pete Seeger : the power of song( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Pete Seeger, the American singer/songwriter, who was a leader of the mid-20th century American folk music revival and wrote some of its best known songs. Also looks at his work as a labor and political activist and his experiences of being picketed, blacklisted, and banned from commercial television. Features archival footage and interviews with his family, including wife Toshi, and other musicians
In the Hank Williams tradition( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life story of Hank Williams through rare film clips and interviews with his friends and fellow artists, including Roy Acuff, Minnie Pearl and Chet Atkins. Performances of many of Hank Williams songs by today's top country music recording artists
Woody Guthrie : hard travelin'( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws upon historic film and audio records of Woody and his times, and upon the recollections of his family, friends and personal associates. With his son Arlo we trace Woody's restless journeying around the country until illness forced him into a state hospital where he lived out his final 15 years
An evening with Harry Belafonte & friends by Harry Belafonte( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary performer Harry Belafonte stars in this live concert that features an exuberant mix of new songs and world famous favorites. This concert video is a front row ticket to an exclusive engagement with the performer who first explored the beat of the Caribbean and is forever linked with its musical roots
American roots music( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features historic and documentary footage of 20th century pioneering artists. Includes blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, sydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music
American roots music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features historic and documentary footage of 20th century pioneering artists. Includes blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, sydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Undetermined and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
American roots music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This land was made for you and me explores a period in which different strands of roots music become visible and commercialized through movies, television, radio and records
 
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