Captured by the hypnotic magic of a young James Brown amidst the beauty of pure talent & diversity.
Talk A Blues Streak
by Billy Prewitt
1w ago
Episode #6....Airman 3rd class Prewitt discovers James Brown becoming obsessed with the James Brown band who's musical director was Maceo Parker. Becoming hooked frequently attending incredible live concerts from the Apollo in New York the Miami Ball park in Florida.  The unique adventures of becoming a familiar face at Chicago's Regal Theater more than 60 years ago enduring a comment James makes directly to Billy from the stage, and an admission from Mick Jagger. Producer/Director/Concept & Enthusiasm-Hector Perez.  Rocket Productions  Executive Producer-Linda Melazzo Graph ..read more
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Landing a permanent gig with Otis Rush - Then the First Ann Arbor Blues festival with Muddy Waters & Howlin’ Wolf.
Talk A Blues Streak
by Billy Prewitt
2M ago
Episode #5....Billy gets hired by the great Otis Rush in 1966 after a spur of the moment chance encounter audition in an almost empty bar called Mother Blues.  Otis decides to take Billy under his wing and become his mentor for years to follow. They explore and play Chicago's South side dive bars together leading up to later headlining the very first Ann Arbor Blues Festival with Blues legends including Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, and even Magic Sam.   Producer/Director/Concept & Enthusiasm-Hector Perez.  Rocket Productions  Executive Producer-Linda Melazzo Graphic Desi ..read more
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Recording his first album with Donny Hathaway, Phil Upchurch & Sam Lay.
Talk A Blues Streak
by Billy Prewitt
6M ago
Episode #4....A recording dream unfolds with "So Many Barriers" laying down tracks on a hot summer night in Chicago behind the scenes.  Meeting these 3 recording legends and spending weeks improvising in 1969 ..read more
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Searching for freedom with inspiration from Richie Havens at Woodstock 1969
Talk A Blues Streak
by Billy Prewitt
8M ago
Season #1  Episode #3 ..........  After attending Woodstock in 69 Richie Havens shines a light to make Billy take up permanent residence for 2 frigid Chicago winters in an an old van (before it was fashionable), taking "living on the road" to another dimension. Still determined to become a solo artist Steve Goodman asks Billy to play harmonica on his song called "City of New Orleans" that turned out to be a big hit for another featured Woodstock solo artist named Arlo Guthrie. Billy finally finds answers sole searching very late one night in his truck. Concept & Producer/Director ..read more
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Backstage in Ft. Lauderdale with Otis Redding on his final tour
Talk A Blues Streak
by Billy Prewitt
8M ago
Season #1  Episode #2........ A once in a lifetime experience through an unlocked door leads to some valuable life lessons and lyrics about living on the road...finally sharing the music that resulted in this episode for the first time.   Concept & Producer/Director-Hector Perez.  Rocket Productions  Executive Producer-Linda Melazzo Graphic Designer-Dan Perez For more go to BillyPrewitt.com.  Emmy Winning Blues Documentary Facebook Billy Prewitt Blues Entertainment LLC      ..read more
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Buying his very first guitar with Buddy Miles, appreciating a little help from his childhood friend.
Talk A Blues Streak
by Bestrent
8M ago
Season #1  Episode #1  Billy growing up with his buddy, a front man who happened to be a drummer before he was called Buddy Miles and seeing his band for the first time in Omaha Nebraska.  Recalling the stories of how they became close friends and traveled to the blues capitol of the world "CHICAGO".  In the studio or out on the town they reconnected the music bond that was formed from years before. This episode ends with a never before heard song written by Billy for Buddy.  This is the first episode of many more unique stories to be released starting at the very begi ..read more
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