Sunday, March 28, 2010

A Well Spent Life (1972)

Les Blank
Skip Gerson

"In the tradition of his past and future up-close celebrity documentaries, Les Blank served up 1972's A Well-Spent Life. The subject is Texas blues artist Mance Lipscomb, seen at work and in repose. A lifelong sharecropper and tenant farmer, Lipscomb was 65 when he made his first record. His versatility as a singer, composer, guitarist and violinist bordered on the uncanny, and his influence would continue to be felt even into the highly streamlined country-blues market of the 1990s. Director Blank makes excellent use of the materials at hand (there is comparatively little of Lipscomb on film), and the result is a rich, fully fleshed out life study of one of the Southwest's finest songsters."


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Anonymous said...


I can't get the files to open with WMP or anything. I would appreciate your advice how I might view them.



son of man said...

First you must use HJSplit program to join these files.

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Stomp that Thing said...

Thanks a million :)

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