John Cohen

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        A historian and folklorist in the tradition of Alan Lomax, New Yorker John Cohen went one step further, forming a revival band in the late '50s called the New Lost City Ramblers. One of the first groups to put together such an act, the Ramblers pre-dated the entire acoustic coffeehouse-return to roots boom of the early '60s. Branching out into film, Cohen made The High Lonesome Sound in 1964, a documentary that dealt with the coal mining towns of Kentucky and introduced the worl... Read more

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