Genre: Soundtrack
Label: Universal
Format: 33RPM,


O Brother, Where Are Thou? Soundtrack 180g 2LP (Picture Disc)

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Double LP 180g Picture Disc Vinyl! Produced by T-Bone Burnett! 2002 Grammy Award-Winner for Album Of The Year! Featuring Alison Krauss, Gillian Welch, Emmylou Harris & More!

O Brother, Where Art Thou? is the soundtrack of music from the 2000 American film of the same name, written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Goodman.

With the film set in Mississippi during the Great Depression, the soundtrack, produced by T-Bone Burnett, uses bluegrass, country, gospel, blues, and folk music appropriate to the time period. With the exception of a few vintage tracks (such as Harry McClintock's 1928 single "Big Rock Candy Mountain"), most tracks are modern recordings. It has been a huge commercial success winning three Grammy Awards including Album of the Year in 2002.

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey," the movie deals with the picaresque adventures of Ulysses Everett McGill and his companions Delmar and Pete in 1930s Mississipi. Sprung from a chain gang and trying to reach Everett's home to recover the buried loot of a bank heist, they are confronted by a series of strange characters--among them sirens, a cyclops, bank robber George "Baby Face" Nelson, a campaigning governor and his opponent, a KKK lynch mob, and a blind prophet who warns the trio that "the treasure you seek shall not be the treasure you find." Sometimes, you have to lose your way to get back home!

"[N]early every scene in O Brother is set to a period song, and the music frequently drives and defines the action. With two exceptions -- a stunning 1955 Alan Lomax recording of a black prison chain gang singing 'Po Lazarus', and Harry McClintock's 'Big Rock Candy Mountain' -- every song was recorded for the film by an impressive assembly of old-time country veterans (Fairfield Four, Ralph Stanley, the Whites) and talented newcomers (Gillian Welch, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris). These recordings, which were made without the meddling clarity of digital technology, give the film much of its power and authenticity... This soundtrack is a powerful tribute not only to the time-honored but commercially ignored genres of bluegrass and mountain music but also to Burnett's remarkable skills as a producer." - Evan Cater,, Rated 4.5/5 Stars

• 180 Gram Double LP
• Picture Disc
• Soundtrack
• Made in Czech Republic

Alison Krauss
Gillian Welch
Emmylou Harris
Ralph Stanley
The Whites
Fairfield Four
Soggy Bottom Boys
James Carter & The Prisoners
Harry McClintock
Norman Blake
Chris Thomas King
Sarah Peasall
Hannah Peasall
Leah Peasall
The Cox Family
John Hartford
The Stanley Brothers

LP1 - Side One:

1. Po Lazarus (James Carter & The Prisoners)
2. Big Rock Candy Mountain (Harry McClintock)
3. You Are My Sunshine (Norman Blake)
4. Down To The River To Pray (Alison Krauss)
5. I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (Radio Station Version) (Soggy Bottom Boys)
LP1 - Side Two:
1. Hard Time Killing Floor Blues (Chris Thomas King)
2. I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (Instrumental) (Norman Blake)
3. Keep On The Sunny Side (The Whites)
4. I'll Fly Away (Gillian Welch, Alison Krauss)
5. Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby (Gillian Welch, Alison Krauss & Emmylou Harris)
LP2 - Side Three:
1. In The Highways (Sarah Peasall, Hannah Peasall & Leah Peasall)
2. I Am Weary (Let Me Rest) (The Cox Family)
3. I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (Instrumental) (John Hartford)
4. O Death (Ralph Stanley)
5. In The Jailhouse Now (Soggy Bottom Boys)
LP2 - Side Four:
1. I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (Soggy Bottom Boys)
2. Indian War Whoop (John Hartford)
3. Lonesome Valley (Fairfield Four)
4. Angel Band (The Stanley Brothers)

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