The Honeydripper movie tells the fable of the origination of Rock ''n'' Roll

Honeydripper posterNew York City, NY (January 3, 2008) -- Any music enthusiast can tell you that rock n'' roll originated in the south in the 1950s, but no one knows the exact moment when one electric guitar changed everything. Director John Sayles has written and directed a movie about this pivotal moment in music history.

Honeydripper (2007) tells the story of Tyrone Purvis (Danny Glover), the owner of the failing Honeydripper Lounge. Purvis is out of money, out of luck and in need of a break. After firing Bertha Mae, the long-time Honeydripper blues singer, he announces a one-night performance by the famous Guitar Sam.

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