Newport Folk Festival

Newport Folk Festival

     
 
In this collection of footage taken from four consecutive years of the Newport Folk Festival, director Murray Lerner's lens focuses on a wide ranging variety of folk acts as they shepherd the beloved musical genre through some of its most crucial years. From the down home tunes of Son House and Mississippi John Hurt to the high profile folk of Peter, Paul and Mary and

Overview

In this collection of footage taken from four consecutive years of the Newport Folk Festival, director Murray Lerner's lens focuses on a wide ranging variety of folk acts as they shepherd the beloved musical genre through some of its most crucial years. From the down home tunes of Son House and Mississippi John Hurt to the high profile folk of Peter, Paul and Mary and performances by such legends as Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan, Lerner's revealing concert film lovingly traces the aesthetic evolution of one of America's most distinct musical styles.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/18/2005
UPC:
0801213910199
Rating:
NR
Source:
Eagle Rock Ent
Region Code:
14
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time:
1:37:00
Sales rank:
12,502

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Festival
1. Jug Band Prelude [2:46]
2. Come and Go With Me [7:53]
3. It Doesn't All Have to Come Out of a Loudspeaker [7:29]
4. The Way Things Really Are [6:50]
5. Blowing in the Wind [13:56]
6. Vietnam Your Latest Game [12:39]
7. The Old Teach the Young [4:25]
8. Maggie's Farm [12:47]
9. Son House Blues [7:09]
10. You Hear My Howling Early in the Morning [8:03]
11. I Walk the Line [9:50]
12. Down by the Riverside [3:29]

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