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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, "The Thrill Is Gone" (2000)
In the tenth segment B.B. King sings "The Thrill Is Gone" to his own guitar accompaniment. William Ferris plays backup acoustic rhythm guitar.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: "The Thrill is Gone"; key of A;
Duration: 00:04:43
Popularity (downloads): 493
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Guitar Technique (2000)
In the eighth segment B.B. King discusses his guitar technique, especially the origin of his use of tremolo.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: tremolo; blue note; bottle neck; Bukka White; steel guitar; hawaiian guitar; practice; nervous system; pizzacato; guitar like human voice; note as measuring sugar or flour; trill; Pavoroti; classical;
Duration: 00:05:32
Popularity (downloads): 536
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King and His Guitar, Lucille (2000)
In the seventh segment B.B. King discusses his guitar Lucille and how she got her name.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Lucille; guitar; 1949;Twist, Arkansas; kerosene; winter; garbage pail; dance; fight; fire; birthday; Gibson;
Duration: 00:05:10
Popularity (downloads): 609
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of William Ferris and B.B. King (2000)
In the first segment Stephen Yessum, Director of the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington D.C., introduces William Ferris and B.B. King.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 00:01:17
Popularity (downloads): 310
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King with William Ferris (2000)
This video recording was made on January 2, 2000 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.as part of the "American Voices" presentations at the "Millennium on the Mall" celebrations. Transcript...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 01:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 454
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Musical Education (2000)
In the third segment William Ferris and B.B. King discuss his musical education until age 14.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Itta Bene, Mississippi; Indianola, Mississippi; divorce; Greenwood, Mississippi; Tupelo, Mississippi; Elvis Presley; religious mother; church; Pastor Archie Fair; guitar playing in church; Church of God in Christ Sanctified; blues; gospel; Reverend Utah Smith; electric guitar; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Blake; Reverend Gates; Robert Johnson; great aunt; victrola phonograph; 78 records;
Duration: 00:04:04
Popularity (downloads): 556
 
Combat Fatigue: Insomnia (1945)
Dick York plays a Navy recruit who must learn to tackle his insomnia.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Health and hygiene;Sleep;
Duration: 00:19:11
Popularity (downloads): 237
 
Rest and Health (1949)
Dick York plays a high-school track star whose running lags because of his lack of sleep.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Health and hygiene;Sleep;Athletics;
Duration: 00:10:02
Popularity (downloads): 51
 
Color Harmony for Your Home (1956)
The Colorizer system of paint matching and mixing. With a tribute to the role color consciousness plays in everyday life and modern design.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Perception: Color;Design;Houses and homes: Paint;
Duration: 00:20:27
Popularity (downloads): 943
 
Hidden Fury, segment 11 of 11 (1993)
Closing credits - produced by Doug Prose

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;Computers;
Duration: 00:01:52
Popularity (downloads): 337
 

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