THAT HIGH LONESOME SOUND (VA)
Rare Footage From the 1960s (New DVD)
(Carter Family, Roscoe Holcomb...)
Old Time/Bluegrass/Country Music
This unique collection features three documentaries
by filmmaker John Cohen, each exploring American music.
"The High Lonesome Sound" focuses on the life and music
of Kentucky vocalist-guitarist ...
Three short documentary films of American rural life
and music by John Cohen: THAT HIGH LONESOME SOUND
features Kentucky singer-guitarist Roscoe Holcomb;
THE END OF AN OLD SONG chronicles the unique tradition
of dirt-poor balladeer Dillard Chandler; and SARA AND
MAYBELLE reunites two of the original members of the
Carter Family. Contains three documentaries from the
1960s: "The High Lonesome Sound," "The End of an Old
Song," and "Sara and Maybelle."
This is the only John Cohen video.
Studio Shanachie Entertainment
Orig Year 1960
Release Date Aug 27, 2002
Running Time60 Minutes
Movie Details B&W