Bluegrass - High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music [Documentary]
Starring: Bill Monroe

Bluegrass - High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: November 25, 1998
  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: Shanachie
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 04/29/1994
"...One of those enthralling documentaries that draw their heretofore-unexplored subject matter with supreme ease. You need not have the slightest interest in bluegrass music to find this film a fascinating bit of Americana..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/08/1994
"...A thorough and thoroughly entertaining documentary....An exploration of bluegrass's roots, an almost poetic evocation of the world from which it sprang..."

Product Description:

The highly acclaimed documentary that traces the evolution of bluegrass music with over 100 songs that features artists Bill Monroe, the Stanley Bros., Mac Wiseman, Jimmy Martin, Flatt & Scruggs, the Osborne Bros. Jim & Jesse, and many many more.

Plot Synopsis:

A fascinating look at the origins and stars of bluegrass, a musical form that mixes African and Scottish/Irish traditions. The film focuses on 82-year-old bluegrass legend Bill Monroe, but it also incorporates archival footage and interviews with other well-known musicians such as Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.


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  • Sales Rank: 56,734
  • UPC: 755362060499
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