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Films By Morgan Neville

Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues (Morgan Neville, 2004)
As country music's first superstar, and perhaps its most influential artist, there's much to celebrate in the legend of Hank Williams. But his life was also tremendously tragic, with the trials and h… Read more

MUDDY WATERS: CAN’T BE SATISFIED (Morgan Neville, Robert Gordon, 2002)
The first comprehensive documentary of the man who pioneered electric blues and paved the way for rock and roll. When Bob Dylan went electric, he hired young white musicians who had learned from Mudd… Read more

RESPECT YOURSELF: THE STAX RECORDS STORY (Robert Gordon, Morgan Neville, 2007)
“Motown had the sweet, but Stax had the funk.” - Rufus Thomas, Stax Artist ... In an era of heightened racism and segregation, white bank clerk Jim Stewart and his sister Estelle Axton moved into… Read more

TROUBADOURS (Morgan Neville, 2010)
A documentary love letter to the LA singer-songwriter scene of the early 70s that took the world by storm. ... As the heady days of 60s political folk started to decline, LA found itself home to the … Read more

TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM (Morgan Neville, 2013)
"You may not know their names, but the performances of these instantly recognizable backups singers are unforgettable." - Hollywood Reporter ... The back-up singers who made great songs greater and e… Read more

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