richard johnston

Richard Johnston is a musician from Memphis, Tennessee. He draws his inspiration from hill country blues and is best known for his live performances on Beale Street in Memphis. This is a Richard Johnston mixtape put together by Rasta Rastot, a producer of blues shows in Israel. Hearing it recently reminded me why I did a documentary about Richard several years ago.


Campus MovieFest (CMF), the world’s largest student film festival and a premier outlet for the next generation of filmmakers, began in 2001 when four students at Emory University provided fellow students with everything they needed — including camcorders and Apple laptops — to make movies in one week. Since then, more than 500,000 students at colleges and universities globally have received all the necessary technology and training to tell their stories on the big screen through film. CMF is free to students thanks to corporate partners and schools. Campus MovieFest came to the University of Alabama recently and three students [...]


The Beale Street Caravan radio program made some recordings at the 2013 North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic. Since this website features a few videos I have shot at past picnics, I thought this might be a good place to share some of the recorded music as well. Alvin Youngblood Hart is an amazing talent as you can hear on this recording… Enjoy!