High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass (1992)

About the Film

The 1991 documentary "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music", directed by Rachel Liebling, traces the evolution of bluegrass music from its Appalachian roots to the present day. This film chronicles the rise, fall, and enduring revival of bluegrass through rich oral histories and captivating visual records. Featuring legendary musician Bill Monroe and stars such as Sam Bush, Curly Ray Cline, Pat Enright, Alison Krauss, Don Reno, and Ralph Stanley, this documentary offers an in-depth look at the genre's impact and cultural significance.


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