That High Lonesome Sound

That High Lonesome Sound

Director: John Cohen

Cast: John Cohen

     
 

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The black-and-white 1966 documentary That High Lonesome Sound comes to DVD from Shanachie. The image is presented with a standard 1.33:1 transfer with audio available in Dolby Digital Stereo. The 70-minute program is actually a set of three films about American rural life and music by John Cohen. This disc profiles Appalachian music pioneers Roscoe Holcomb,

Overview

The black-and-white 1966 documentary That High Lonesome Sound comes to DVD from Shanachie. The image is presented with a standard 1.33:1 transfer with audio available in Dolby Digital Stereo. The 70-minute program is actually a set of three films about American rural life and music by John Cohen. This disc profiles Appalachian music pioneers Roscoe Holcomb, Dillard Chandler, and Sara and Maybelle Carter. Also features Bill Monroe in concert. Highly recommended for those interested in bluegrass and old-time country.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/27/2002
UPC:
0016351140494
Original Release:
1967
Source:
Shanachie
Presentation:
[B&W]
Time:
1:10:00
Sales rank:
82,466

Special Features

[None specified]

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits

Technical Credits
John Cohen Director

Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. The High Lonesome Sound [2:40]
3. Roscoe Holcomb at Home [7:01]
4. Baptist Church Songs in the Mountains [10:27]
5. Bill Monroe Concert, Hazard KY [10:08]
6. The End of an Old Song [8:03]
7. Dillard Chandler's Cabin Home [8:39]
8. Ernest Franklin's Home-made Fiddle [9:11]
9. Sara and Maybelle [4:05]
10. Roots of the Carter Family [3:23]
11. Sara and Maybelle Sing "Cannon Ball" [2:43]

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