Sidemen: Long Road To Glory

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Release Date: August 18, 2017

Running Time: 80 min

Rating: NR

Director: Scott Rosenbaum

Producer: Jasin Cadic, Emmett James, Joe White, Tony Grazia, Scott Rosenbaum

Writer: Scott Rosenbaum and Jasin Cadic

Cast: Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Gregg Allman, Joe Bonamassa, Shemekia Copeland, Warren Haynes, Robby Krieger, Joe Perry, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, and Johnny Winter

Synopsis: 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.  The film captures some of the last interviews and final live performances before their deaths in 2011.  The historic live shows are accompanied by performances and personal insights from many of the blues and rock stars these legendary musicians inspired including:  Bonnie Raitt, Gregg Allman, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Tim Reynolds, Shemekia Copeland, Robby Krieger, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Perry, Joe Bonamassa and Johnny Winter.

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