The Ballad and the Source

Produced by: John Cohen

16 min. Color. 1983.

Captioned: No

Catalog #: 0040

Price: $195.00

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The tradition of unaccompanied ballad singing is very old and still cherished in Great Britain, though only a few traditional singers are still alive. This sensitive musical portrait profiles the life and art of Walter Pardon, perhaps the finest living traditional English ballad singer.

This classic documentary, produced by noted filmmaker, photographer, and folk singer John Cohen, is an incisive exploration of a dying tradition.