High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music

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Overview

Rachel Liebling's informative documentary High Lonesome comes to DVD with a standard full-frame 1.33:1 image. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this disc. Although there are no supplemental materials, the performances by such legendary figures as Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, and Alison Krauss make this disc worthy of attention from anyone with an interest in music. Although discographies and more background information would help, ...
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Overview

Rachel Liebling's informative documentary High Lonesome comes to DVD with a standard full-frame 1.33:1 image. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this disc. Although there are no supplemental materials, the performances by such legendary figures as Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, and Alison Krauss make this disc worthy of attention from anyone with an interest in music. Although discographies and more background information would help, this release will please bluegrass fans and possibly initiate neophytes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/9/1999
  • UPC: 755362060499
  • Original Release: 1994
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  • Source: Shanachie
  • Presentation: Dolby 5.1 / Stereo
  • Sound: Dolby Digital, stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:35:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 18,302

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bill Monroe Participant
Ralph Stanley Participant
Ralph Stanley Participant
Earl Scruggs Himself
Sam Bush Participant
Lester Flatt Himself
Technical Credits
Rachel Liebling Director, Producer
Toby Shimin Editor
Buddy Squires Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Select Scene
2. Going Back to Old Kentucky [4:00]
3. Bluegrass Roots [6:35]
4. Old Time Religion [4:37]
5. New Sounds Enter the Southern Hills [16:08]
6. Hard Times [8:08]
7. Bluegrass Comes to the Grand Ole Opry [3:34]
9. New Bands Spread the Bluegrass Sound [3:33]
10. Bluegrass Withstands the Rock and Roll Onslaught [7:40]
11. Folk Revival [12:34]
12. Bluegrass Legacy [13:58]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Start Film
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Heartfelt story, and true Blue

    I can not get enough of this High Lonesome show, Many Artists Girl Fiddler picking with bill seen with him many shows , and wrote a song for him. and BG Boys ,Who is this girl? Dr. Cotton i assume. Bill monroe jimmy Martin Earl, Lester Much more, I enjoy the reruns many times.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Outstanding

    This video of the life and times of Bill Monroe and his artist's Bluegrass Boys and Bluegrass girls, Fan's from all over. My favorite, Monroe talking Cheers

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A girl fiddler

    Cotton Ginnee-Texas fiddler can be seen in this film playing with Bill Monroe

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