The Music


Featuring Music From Alligator Records: and a guitar dominated score composed by Canadian interdisciplinary artist Joe Lapinski (The Woodshed Orchestra). The music in this film punctuates the action and can’t be beat.

ANDERS OSBORNE whose music is described by USA Today as “Fiery anthems and tumultuous confessional songs punctuated with glorious, raw guitar.” Osborne’s compositions have been covered by artists as diverse as Brad Paisley, Tab Benoit, Jonny Lang and Kim Carne. Two tunes co-written by Osborne appear on Keb Mo’s Grammy-winning 1999 release Slow Down. Blue Collar Boys features his song “Darkness at the Bottom” from American Patchwork.

COCO MONTOYA dubbed “the hottest southpaw in the blues” by GuitarOne magazine and declared to be “at the forefront of the contemporary blues world,” by Guitar World. “He is one of the truly gifted blues artists of his generation,” said Living Blues. Blue Collar Boys features the song “Beyond the Blues” from Suspicion.

GUITAR SHORTY the legendary giant in the blues world who is credited with influencing both Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy and whose music Billboard magazine describes as “Blistering, modern blues-rock, bristles with galvanizing guitar and forceful vocals.” Shorty has performed with blues and R&B luminaries such as Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, B.B. King, Guitar Slim and T-Bone Walker. Blue Collar Boys features his songs “Please Mr. President” from Bare Knuckle and “We the People” from We the People.

Two brothers witness the crumbling of their father's construction business at the hands of a greedy developer. After the foreclosure of his family home, Red and his brother decide to fight for revenge.