“Take Me To The River” is a feature documentary and record celebrating the inter-generational, inter-racial, inter-gender musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. The film brings multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians together, following them through the creative process of recording a new album, to re-imagine the utopia of racial, gender, and generational collaboration of Memphis in its heyday. Hip-hop artists such as Snoop Dogg, PNut, Hustle & Flow’s Oscar-winning Frayser Boy, Al Kapone and Yo Gotti are paired with Grammy-winning legends of Memphis soul and R&B, including Mavis Staples, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Booker T. Jones, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby Rush, WIlliam Bell, Otis Clay, and the incomparable session musicians of Stax and Hi Records. Oscar nominee Terrence Howard is our “MC” through the story as well as one of the recording artists.  

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“Take Me To The River” brings us inside these creative collaborations to share the struggles, the joy, and inspiration of some of America’s most talented master musicians, who have influenced and inspired the world’s popular music. The film reveals the story of America’s music and how it is undoubtedly one of the most original and finest gifts to the world.

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The Take Me To The River: Music From The Motion Picture tracklist is as follows.
1. “Ain’t No Sunshine” – Bobby “Blue” Bland featuring Yo Gotti
2. “Wish I Had Answered” – Mavis Staples with North Mississippi All-Stars
3. “Be Like Me” – Bar Kays featuring 8Ball and MJG
4. “Push and Pull” – Bobby Rush* featuring Frayser Boy
5. “Supposed to Be” – Booker T. with North Mississippi All-Stars featuring Al Kapone
6. “Trying to Live My Life Without You” – Otis Clay featuring P-Nut
7. “I’ve Been Buked” – Mavis Staples with North Mississippi All-Stars
8. “I Forgot to Be Your Lover” – William Bell with Stax Music Academy feat. Snoop Dogg
9. “If I Should Have Bad Luck” – Charlie Musselwhite with the City Champs
10. “Knock On Wood” – William Bell with Stax Music Academy
11. “Henpecked” – Bobby Rush* featuring Frayser Boy
12. “Walk Away” – Terrence Howard with Hi Rhythm Section

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