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Here's Your First Look at Jack White's 'American Epic' Doc Series

Here's Your First Look at Jack White's 'American Epic' Doc Series

"In American Epic we can examine how important the fact is that when phonograph records were invented, for the first time ever, women, minorities, poor rural men and even children were given the opportunity to say whatever they wanted in song", White says.

A new trailer has been released for Jack White's documentary series American Epic, which will tell the story of the artists and talent scouts who began recording blues music across the U.S.in the 1920s. It chronicles the reconstruction of the first electrical recording rig, none of which had initially survived into the modern era, and features a number of musicians utilizing the equipment in tribute to musicians of that era, including the Carter Family and Mississippi John Hurt. "That is an astounding thought".

White and producer T. Bone Burnett helmed The American Epic Sessions which will feature performances from the Alabama Shakes, Beck, Avett Brothers, Los Lobos, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Rhiannon Giddens, Raphael Saadiq and more.

Nas recorded the 1928 song "On the Road Again" by the Memphis Jug Band for the project.

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Columbia Records will release the American Epic Sessions studio performances. He's been dropping instrumental new tracks that could be the theme tune to a baseball game, gearing up to release The Dead Weather's new live album and getting up to all sorts of things with his Third Man label.

PBS and the BBC plan to air the documentary in three parts beginning May 16. There is also a film to tag along that will air June 6 and a series of recordings. If the visual components somehow weren't enough, a companion book is also set to see release on May 2, while a 100-song box set built from music highlighted in the series will arrive on May 12.

Check out the trailer below.


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