Artists' Television Access

Dangerous Highway

Noise Pop

Sunday, March 4, 2007, 2:00 pm, $8

Eddie Hinton’s cadre of secret fans know what the world is about to find out; Eddie Hinton may be the greatest unknown musician you’ve never heard. Moisés Gonzalez and Deryle Perryman’s documentary traces the southern soulman through archival footage, and interviews with Jerry Wexler, Donnie Fritts, Dick Cooper, Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham, the Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood, Bill Blackburn and many others. Hinton, widely regarded in the industry as the finest blue-eyed soul singer-songwriter-guitarist, played on more than 200 albums (Elvis Presley, Otis Redding, many more) and wrote hundreds of songs that were covered by Aretha Franklin, UB40 and countless others.  75 min., USA.

Preceded by a short documentary about Oklahoma prison rodeos directed by Noise Pop Film standby Bradley Beesley. It just wouldn’t bea Noise Pop Film Festival without him.

Filmmakers Deryle Perryman and Moisés Gonzalez present at screening

Post-film reception at Annie’s Social Club A tribute to Eddie Hinton with live performances by Mike Therieau, Bart Davenport, and surprises.(917 Folsom @ 5th Street )

2 thoughts on “Dangerous Highway

  1. Larue Leroux says:

    I played in a band with Eddie Hinton, in Tuscaloosa Alabama, in 1964, we were called “The Spooks”, & the other guitar player was Ben Harrison, later founder of Harco Drugs, I played bass, & they were way too good for me. It was quite a bunch of experiences.

  2. dennis eagan says:

    I’m terribly sad that I cannot see this film. Please update if this ever becomes available or even a private showing. Thanks

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