Shot with permission of Junior's son Kinney in 1997. Junior's Juke Joint, located in a cotton field outside Chulahoma Mississippi, became world renowned thanks to visits from the likes of Iggy Pop and members of the Stones,U2 and others. Mr. Kimbrough passed on in 1998 and his juke joint burned to the ground in 2000. Dedicated to all my friends who never got the chance to go there.
This short documentary by Joe York and Preston Lauterbach highlights Alabama bluesman Willie King. The film features several live performances by King and his band The Liberators at the now defunct Bettie's Place.
The Rothko Chapel continues its tradition of observing the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday with faith-based music from blues and gospel musician KM Williams, an ordained minister and musical evangelist.