He was on drums when Bob Dylan went electric at Newport…  He was in the studio and on the road with blues greats Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Little Walter and James Cotton...  He was a founding member of the groundbreaking Paul Butterfield Blues Band…  He is, at the age of 79, still an active part of the Chicago blues scene and the man some call “the greatest drummer of all time.”  He finally steps into the spotlight in…

SAM LAY IN BLUESLAND

Recognized almost as much for his sartorial style as for his signature double-shuffle beat — his capes, crowns, canes and cowbells are the stuff of legend— Sam Lay has played a key role in the evolution of the blues for almost 60 years.  Against a backdrop of the troubled, racially turbulent 1960s, Lay’s singular life and career is told through his own words, music and personal films in the new documentary