DeFord Bailey: A Legend Lost

DeFord Bailey: A Legend Lost Trailer

Preview: 08/29/2019 | 42s | Video has closed captioning.

DeFord Bailey was the most influential harmonica player in the 20th century. Despite such acclaim, DeFord died quietly without recognition of his place in American music history. In this preview of NPT's original documentary we explore how much black musicians influenced many of country music legends including Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash.

Aired: 08/29/19

Rating: NR

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DeFord Bailey: A Legend Lost is a local public television program presented by NPT.