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Sep 29, 2023

Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens. --Maria von Trapp

Elijah & Jeremiah
In this short documentary, filmmaker Jenny Schweitzer profiles Elijah Staley (known to many as Carolina Slim) and Jeremiah Lockwood. The duo began busking together in the mid-nineties, and performed old-style rural Piedmont blues for 12 years. "I gave him the opportunity to practice what he knew," says Staley of his much younger counterpart. While filming this documentary, Schweitzer captured the very last time the two would play music togetherStaley passed away in February of 2014. [more...]

Take Action:Learn more about buskers who perform in public all over the world--some of whom have gone on to commercial and artistic success. [more]

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