• Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (2017)

Sidemen: Long Road to Glory

Release Date: August 18th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 17 min

Plot Summary

The music and legacies of Muddy Waters' sidemen Pinetop Perkins, Willie Smith and Hubert Sumlin.

Cast: Marc Maron

Director: Scott D. Rosenbaum

Genres: Documentary , Music

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film should prove catnip to music lovers, especially blues fans. show more

  • 80
    Joe LeydonVariety

    "Sidemen” is an exceptionally entertaining and captivating tribute to the men and their music — and that there’s more than enough of said music here to please blues aficionados and recruit converts. show more

  • 60
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    A kind of blues song in its own right, Sidemen: Long Road to Glory is an affectionate attempt to showcase three major figures in the development of Chicago blues, musicians who spent their entire lives eclipsed by the oversized stars they played with. show more

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