Sunday, April 9

The High Lonesome Sound

Roscoe Holcomb

John Cohen's documentary 'The High Lonesome Sound'
National Archives description:
"Documentary: Explores the lives of Appalachian mountain people in a depressed area of Kentucky through spiritual and folk music. Presents songs by revivalist church congregations, coal miners, an unemployed worker, and members of a miner's family (Roscoe). Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, and the Shepherd Family perform. Explains that these poverty-stricken people maintain their traditions and dignity through their music." Copyright status (at the National Archives) is unspecified.
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