Bluegrass Journey

Overview

In the late '30s, mandolin player and bandleader Bill Monroe had the idea of merging the lonesome sound of classic Appalachian string bands with the speed and melodic force of the blues. As Monroe put together a band that could play the new sound he heard in his head, a new musical style called bluegrass was born, and with the dawning of the 21st Century, the sound Monroe pioneered was not only alive and well, but gaining a whole new generation of fans, thanks to the success of the film O Brother, Where Art ...
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Overview

In the late '30s, mandolin player and bandleader Bill Monroe had the idea of merging the lonesome sound of classic Appalachian string bands with the speed and melodic force of the blues. As Monroe put together a band that could play the new sound he heard in his head, a new musical style called bluegrass was born, and with the dawning of the 21st Century, the sound Monroe pioneered was not only alive and well, but gaining a whole new generation of fans, thanks to the success of the film O Brother, Where Art Thou?. Bluegrass Journey is a documentary which offers a look at the history of bluegrass as well as a glimpse of its current stars as they perform for fans and jam with fellow greats. The film includes interviews and performances from the Del McCoury Band, Nickel Creek, Jerry Douglas, Tom O'Brien, Tony Rice, and many more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/27/2005
  • UPC: 881580000013
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Source: Blue Stores
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 1:26:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 40,731

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Nancy Kennedy Director, Editor
Ruth Oxenberg Director, Producer
Rob Schumer Director, Producer
Gill Holland Executive Producer
Bil VornDick Sound/Sound Designer
Ken Willinger Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bluegrass Journey: A Documentary
1. We Hide & Seek
3. Love Is a Long Road
5. Sitting on Top of the World
7. Hobo Song
9. Walk Beside Me
11. What Does the Deep Sea Say?
13. Pushed Too Far
15. Cattle in the Cane
17. Rain & Snow
19. Baltimore Johnny
21. Old Cold Coffee on the Dashboard
23. These Old Blues
25. Lonesome Wind Blues
27. I Won't Be Calling for You
29. Shenandoah
30. Uncle Sam/Rain on Oliviatown
17. Hangman's Reel
2. Grey Fox "Rodeo"
4. A Brief History Lesson
6. Grey Fox "Midway"
8. Kid's Academy
10. Tim O'Brien
12. The Storm
14. Mandolin Workshop
16. A Pagan Wedding
18. The McCourys
20. Nickel Creek
22. IBMA "World of Bluegrass"
24. The Awards Show
26. Storm Aftermath
28. All-Festival Jam
30. Credits
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Disc #1 -- Bluegrass Journey: A Documentary
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   Songs
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   Audio
      English 2.0 Dolby Digital Stereo
      English 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround
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