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Thu November 19, 2009
"It Might Get Loud" at Maiden Alley Cinema
By Todd Hatton
Paducah, KY – The electric guitar has held an almost mystical fascination for fans since Muddy Waters first plugged in. An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim brings us It Might Get Loud, a new documentary about the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant musicians of the last forty years. Todd Hatton spoke with Larry Thomas about this film featuring Jack White, The Edge, and Jimmy Page playing this week at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah. And it's only fair to warn you...this story really might get loud.
It Might Get Loud
Starring Guitar Legends Jimmy Page, Jack White & The Edge of U2
Rarely can a film penetrate the glamorous surface of rock legends. It Might Get Loud tells the personal stories, in their own words, of three generations of electric guitar virtuosos - The Edge (U2), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), and Jack White (The White Stripes). It reveals how each developed his unique sound and style of playing favorite instruments, guitars both found and invented. Concentrating on the artist's musical rebellion, traveling with him to influential locations, provoking rare discussion as to how and why he writes and plays, this film lets you witness intimate moments and hear new music from each artist. The movie revolves around a day when Jimmy Page, Jack White, and The Edge first met and sat down together to share their stories, teach and play.
Directed by Davis Guggenheim (Deadwood, An Inconvenient Truth)
1 HOUR & 37 MINUTES 2009