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Lightning In A Bottle

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About Lightning In A Bottle

On February 7, 2003, renowned artists across music genres and generations commandeered the stage at New York City's Radio City Music Hall to pay tribute to their common heritage and passion: the blues. Shared with thousands of fans in attendance, legendary performers from the roots of rock, jazz, and rap joined forces for a once-in-a-lifetime salute to the blues benefit concert whose proceeds went to musical education. Executive produced by Martin Scorcese, produced by Alex Gibney and directed by Antoine Fuqua, LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE captures the night's magic and weaves a history of blues through the juxtaposition of performers, backstage interviews, rehearsals, and archival clips of some of the greatest names in American music, from blues royalty like Buddy Guy and B. B. King to their musical heirs ranging from John Fogerty and Bonnie Raitt to Mos Def and Indie.Arie.

Writer

No Writer Credited

Producer

Alex Gibney, Jack Gulick, Margaret Bodde

Director

Antoine Fuqua

Actor

Natalie Cole, Steven Tyler, BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Macy Gray, Buddy Guy, Ruth Brown