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Heartworn Highways (1976)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography, Music | 1 May 1976 (USA)
The best music and the best whiskey come from the same part of the country.

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James Szalapski

Writer:

James Szalapski
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Credited cast:
Peggy Brooks Peggy Brooks ... Self
Guy Clark Guy Clark ... Self
David Allan Coe David Allan Coe ... Self
Rodney Crowell ... Self
Charlie Daniels Charlie Daniels ... Self
Steve Earle ... Self
Wayne Moss Wayne Moss ... Self (as Barefoot Jerry)
Gamble Rogers Gamble Rogers ... Self
Glenn Stagner Glenn Stagner ... Self
Townes van Zandt Townes van Zandt ... Self
Seymour Washington Seymour Washington ... Self
Larry Jon Wilson Larry Jon Wilson ... Self
Steve Young Steve Young ... Self
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The best music and the best whiskey come from the same part of the country.

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Excellent Country Documentary
12 December 2006 | by reverendtomSee all my reviews

This film is about the "outlaw" country music movement of the 70s, when artists rejected the glossy, strings filled Nashville sound and made poignant, gritty music. Guy Clark, David Allen Coe, Charlie Daniels and more are featured. Townes Van Zandt really steals the show, though. Out in his ratty trailer he shown drinking whiskey and shooting bb guns. He sits down in the kitchen and plays some songs for his girlfriend and his elderly black neighbor (whose interactions with Townes are amazing) and plays some of the most amazing music you'll ever hear. There are also some great scenes of a little local ensemble playing in a bar. This is a must-see film for fans of Real Country Music. The pop pablum was crap then and its crap now. Real country will live on.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Neues Land See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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