Samuel L Jackson
Check out this video for 'Stack-o-Lee', one of the lead tracks on the new Black Snake Moan movie soundtrack.
Having never played guitar prior to making Black Snake Moan, the Academy Award nominated actor Samuel L Jackson utilised the skills of several different teachers as he slowly learned to pick and play the blues. "I wanted to be tactile enough on the guitar to film from my hands to a full shot and audiences would know full well that it was me actually playing,"
In the film Jackson performs several powerful performances as bluesman Lazarus, alongside cast Christina Ricci and Justin Timberlake including the song 'Stack-o-Lee' Along with Director Craig Brewer, Jackson took a road trip through Mississippi and stopped in on several local juke joints to listen to the heart and soul of the genre. "Some of these guys played with whatever they could use as instruments, guitars, spoons and forks! They each had their own style and when I sat down and played with them, they were actually very encouraging t
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