Concert Vault

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 Mother And Dad 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
Description
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.

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.