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Battle of the Guitars

Film by Alan Govenar
Produced by Dallas Museum of Art
Cinematographer: Bruce
Sound: Gus Buzbee, Kehn Bacon
Editing: Bruce
Copyright: 1985, Alan Govenar, Bruce
16 minutes, Color
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1985
Distributor: Documentary Arts, Inc.
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This is one of three short films in the Living Texas Blues series. Battle of the Guitars shows the ranging influence of Aaron "T-Bone" Walker throught the performance of Pete Mayes and Joe Hughes at the Doll House Club in Houston. For more information, see Alan Govenar, Meeting the Blues: The Rise of the Texas Sound (Da Capo, 1995) and Alan Govenar, The Early Years of Rhythm and Blues (Schiffer Publishing, 2004).