Sara and Maybelle

Produced by: John Cohen

10 min. Black and White. 1981.

Captioned: No

Catalog #: 0054

Price: $150.00

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A rare filmed performance of two members of the original Carter family, whose recordings helped found the country music industry. Here Sara and Maybelle demonstrate their famous guitar picking and harmony singing on “Sweet Fern” and “Solid Gone.”

This unique performance documentary was produced by renowned filmmaker and musician John Cohen. It is an important historical record for classes in American studies and popular culture, folklore and folk music, ethnomusicology, and the arts and humanities.