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  • Summary: Harlem Street Singer tells the story of Reverend Gary Davis, the great American blues and gospel musician whose unique style and remarkable skills on the guitar inspired a generation of musicians. The film traces Davis’s journey out of poverty in the Deep South to his iconic status in the folk and rock scene in 1960s New York. Expand
  • Director: Simeon Hutner
  • Genre(s): Biography, History, Music, Documentary
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Runtime: 76 min
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  1. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Nov 26, 2013
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    A loving biography of a guitarist whose work was "not folk, not blues, not gospel," but drew from and colored those genres and more.