The High Lonesome Sound

By: Dope Burger

6 songs / 18:39

  1. 1 Roscoe Holcomb / Swanno Mountain 02:35
  2. 2 Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys / Memories Of Mot… 02:45
  3. 3 The Del McCoury Band / Sweet Appalachia 03:28
  4. 4 Ralph Stanley / How Mountain Girls Can Love 01:55
  5. 5 Clarence Ashley & Doc Watson / House Carpenter 04:30
  6. 6 Vern and Ray / Can't You Hear Me Callin' 03:26

The bluegrass music on this mix captures that 'high and lonesome sound,' a phrase originally coined by filmmaker John Cohen for his 1963 documentary focusing on Appalachian music. Find some hope in these mournful mountain songs sung with soaring tenor voices.