1 – The Golden Anniversary deluxe box set is a limited, exclusive, numbered first edition with over 7 1/2 hours of fascinating programming. Each box set arrives carefully packed in a custom-designed keepsake case, containing all of the items listed on this page:
A selection of pages reproduced from the summer and fall, 1971 issues of Muleskinner News; reproduction of a poster and flyer for the film; a recipe card with step-by-step instructions on the preparation of 5 gallons of Carlton Haney’s Blue Grass Park Brunswick Stew that was sold in the refreshment stand by the bucket full.
2 – Combo Pack (Blu-ray and standard DVD) plus Bonus Disc:
A standard DVD and Blu-ray combo pack of Bluegrass Country Soul in enhanced surround sound and the wide-screen format in which it was originally shown in movie theatres; a newly revised commentary track by noted bluegrass historian Fred Bartenstein; contemporary video and audio interviews with performers who were there, such as Ricky Skaggs, Bobby Osborne, Ronnie Reno, Bill Emerson, Akira Otsuka, Doug McCash, Robert White aka Quail, and Missy Raines; a brand-new documentary, The First Bluegrass Movie, about the making of Bluegrass Country Soul, featuring behind the scenes photos and interviews with filmmakers; a Bonus DVD containing additional video interviews with Del McCoury, Sam Bush, J.D. Crowe, Everett Lilly, Jr., and a Photo Gallery.
3 – Companion Book:
A 168-page, coffee table book with hundreds of color photos and information about the festival musicians, telling the stories, many in the musicians’ own words, behind Carlton Haney’s legendary, 1971 Labor Day weekend festival.
4 – Additional Music:
Two CDs with 24 songs from the festival stage that were not included in the movie, plus stage announcements, and musician introductions.
Your purchase helps to make this restoration project possible!