THE WINDING STREAM (2015 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.3|5.0 Starsìììì

The Winding Stream—well-done documentary—uses a nice selection of Western music to tell its story with exceptionally fine documentation of the Carter family’s musical history. It’s definitely worth a watch and introduces a terrific Western musician, Murry Hammond. See his song “I Believe, I Believe” on YouTube for an immersion into some great yodeling.

Storyline

This documentary details the Carter family’s, June Carter Cash, efforts to keep Western music at the forefront of the American identity.

Additional Thanks


Thank You to Director Beth Harrington for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers Christine Vernier and David Vernier for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Himself (Chet Atkins), Herself (Lorrie Bennett), Himself (John R. Brinkley), Herself (Peggy Bulger), Herself (Anita Carter), Herself (Carlene Carter), Herself (Helen Carter), Herself (Janette Carter), Himself (Joe Carter), Herself (Mother Maybelle Carter), and Herself (Sara Carter).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Terrific immersion into Americana. Good for the whole family.

Ben Meyers

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