Director Richard Pearce traces the musical odyssey of blues legend B.B. King in a film that pays tribute to the city that gave birth to a new style of blues. Pearce also takes us on the road and behind the scenes with Memphis blues veterans Bobby Rush and Rosco Gordon. Pearce's homage to Memphis features original performances by B.B. King, Bobby Rush, Rosco Gordon, Ike Turner, Rev. Gatemouth Moore, and Little Milton, as well as historical footage of Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Rufus Thomas, Little Richard, Fats Domino, the Coasters, and many more.