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Title That high lonesome sound [videorecording] : films of American rural life and music by John Cohen / a Shanachie presentation.

Publication Info. [Newton, NJ] : Shanachie, [2002]


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Description 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical Dolby Digital rda
video file DVD video rda
Series Backroads and byways - America's vanishing culture
Backroads & byways.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital.
Credits Camera, direction, and edited by Cohen.
Note Collective title from container.
Originally released by Shanachie on VHS in 1996. Originally shot in the 1960s. Originally produced as individual documentaries, 1963, 1973, 1981.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Documents the life and music of rural America, featuring performances by Roscoe Holcomb, Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys, Dillard Chandler, and Sara and Maybelle Carter.
Contents The high lonesome sound : Kentucky mountain music (ca. 30 min. ; 1963) -- The end of an old song (ca. 26 min. ; 1973) -- Sara and Maybelle (1981).
Subject Folk music -- United States.
Bluegrass music.
Country music.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Cohen, John, 1932-2019, film director, editor of moving image work.
Carter, Sara, 1898-1979, performer, interviewee.
Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978, performer, interviewee.
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996, performer.
Holcomb, Roscoe, performer.
Chandler, Dillard, performer.
Franklin, Ernest, performer.
Carter Family (Musical group), performer.
Blue Grass Boys, performer.
Shanachie Entertainment Corp., publisher.
Added Title High lonesome sound.
End of an old song.
Sara and Maybelle.
Standard No. 016351140494
Music No. 1404 Shanachie

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