WorldCat Identities

Holcomb, Roscoe

Overview
Works: 82 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 4,094 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music)  Folk music  Live sound recordings  Old-time music  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Motion picture music  Rock music  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.421643
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roscoe Holcomb
Classic mountain songs from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sampler from various Folkways releases of folk music from North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee, including "old-time fiddle and banjo pieces, early bluegrass, [and] traditional ballads, with a special emphasis on Appalachian vocal traditions"--Container verso
Classic old-time music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high lonesome sound by Roscoe Holcomb( Recording )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends of Old Time Music( Recording )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This CD contains 55 tracks including first concert appearances by Doc Watson, Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley, Joseph Spence, and more
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a sound forged in hard times but powerful enough to bring on the good times. This collection covers nearly half a century of blues with styles including Delta, St. Louis, and Chicago blues by some of the genre's biggest legends
Mountain music of Kentucky( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An untamed sense of control by Roscoe Holcomb( Recording )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in the racially mixed mines and railroad camps of the southern mountains, Appalachian blues features a blend of African and European musical traditions and a rich variety of styles. Culled from Smithsonian Folkways deep catalog, this collection showcases recordings from all over the region. Includes 11 previously unreleased tracks
Classic banjo : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close to home by Roscoe Holcomb( )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high lonesome sound by Roscoe Holcomb( )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Friends of Old-Time Music by Friends of Old-Time Music( )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic harmonica blues : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1850s, Matthias Hohner began making harmonicas in Germany. By the turn of the century, he sent them to America where, among others, African Americans claimed the instrument as their own. This CD brims with the creativity of soulful harmonica greats of the 20th century, including Sonny Terry, Doctor Ross, Phil Wiggins, and more. These recordings take us to the heart of the classic American blues tradition
Classic Piedmont blues from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originating in the foothills of Southern Appalachia, the Piedmont blues served as a breeding ground for cross-pollination between traditions: rural and urban, black and white, country and coastal. Featuring influential artists like John Jackson, Cephas and Wiggins, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, and many others, this collection off
The music of Roscoe Holcomb & Wade Ward by John Cohen( )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songcatcher II : [the tradition that inspired the movie]( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That high lonesome sound( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Films of traditional American rural life and music. The high lonesome sound (1962) documents the life of Roscoe Holcomb, country singer-guitarist. The end of an old song (1972) is a portrait of Dillard Chandler, one of the last unaccompanied ballad singers. In Sara and Maybelle (1981), two of the original Carter Family are reunited
Zabriskie Point : music from the motion picture soundtrack( )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Roscoe Holcomb & Wade Ward by Roscoe Holcomb( Recording )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zabriskie Point : original motion picture soundtrack by Pink Floyd( Recording )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Roscoe Holcomb American musician

Roscoe Holcomb Amerikaans banjospeler (1912-1981)

Roscoe Holcomb músic estatunidenc

Roscoe Holcomb músico estadounidense

Languages
English (91)