6 results for your search

Banjos, Bluegrass, And Squirrel Barkers
See details
directed by Rick Bowman, 1963-; produced by Elara K. Distler, 1967-, Bill Perrine, fl. 2011 and Rick Bowman, 1963-, Backyard Green Films (San Diego County, CA: Backyard Green Films, 2016), 49 mins
In the early 1960's the "folk music revival" had a strong impact on bluegrass music across the country including San Diego, California, where a group of young men from different backgrounds gathered to make this traditional music.
directed by Rick Bowman, 1963-; produced by Elara K. Distler, 1967-, Bill Perrine, fl. 2011 and Rick Bowman, 1963-, Backyard Green Films (San Diego County, CA: Backyard Green Films, 2016), 49 mins
×
New England Fiddles
See details
directed by John M. Bishop, 1946- (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1983), 49 mins

Alan Lomax said this film "takes us past the solemn facade of clambakes and town meetings into a lively world of all night dances and local musicians who could have helped Daniel Webster play down the devil."

The film includes performances of seven of the finest traditional musicians in the Northeast including Joe...

directed by John M. Bishop, 1946- (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1983), 49 mins
×
Chulas Fronteras
See details
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-; performed by Flaco Jimenez, 1939- and Lydia Mendoza, 1916-2007, Los Alegres de Terán (Fort Worth, TX: Brazos Films, 1979), 58 mins
A complex, insightful look at the Chicano experience as mirrored in the lives and music of the most acclaimed Norteño musicians of the Texas-Mexican border, including Flaco Jimenez and Lydia Mendoza. Video includes bonus feature, Del Mero Corazon.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-; performed by Flaco Jimenez, 1939- and Lydia Mendoza, 1916-2007, Los Alegres de Terán (Fort Worth, TX: Brazos Films, 1979), 58 mins
×
Musical Holdouts
See details
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1976), 49 mins
This classic, entertaining documentary on American traditional music features varied individuals and groups who have not become part of the melting pot of American society.From front porch banjo pickers in Appalachia and the Bluegrass Festival circuit to black children on the Carolina sea islands, cowboys, and Che...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1976), 49 mins
×
End of an Old Song
See details
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 27 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
Filmed in the mountains of North Carolina, this acclaimed documentary revisits the region where English folklorist Cecil Sharp collected British ballads in the early 1900s. The film contrasts the nature of the ballad singers with the presence of the juke box: although the lyrical tradition has changed, the singing...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 27 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
×
Fifty Miles from Times Square
See details
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 47 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
A colorful portrait of life in Putnam County, New York, with its old-time fiddlers, farmers, commuters, and hippies, where an earlier, more traditional, relaxed style of life continues. This now-classic documentary will generate discussion in a range of classes in American studies, cultural anthropology, sociology...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 47 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
×