The Blues: The History of America’s Greatest Roots Music

This comprehensive 13-part series covered the history of the blues from its origins to the present.  Hosted by Grammy-Award winning blues artist Keb Mo’. Each 60-minute episode features historic blues recordings, complemented by interviews with artists, historians, and producers along with new recordings made just for the series by contemporary artists playing in different styles.  It aired during 2003, the Year of the Blues, alongside the Martin Scorsese-produced PBS television series The Blues.