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As many or more famous country stars were born and raised in southern and eastern Kentucky as in any other place in America. A testament to and demonstration of the many aspects of country music (country, gospel, bluegrass, mountain), The Rhythm of My Soul: Kentucky Roots Music features some true national treasures playing and demonstrating, including 77-year-old mountain banjo picker Lee Sexton; 80-year-old fiddle maker Buddy Ratcliff, who played with Merle Travis; The Tri-City Messengers, a gospel group made up of retired black coal miners; The Carriere Family, with 10- and 12-year-old fiddle players Josh and Stacie; Rob McNurlin and The Beatnik Cowboys; Bottomline; fiddlers John Harrod and Jesse Wells; mandolin picker Don Rigsby; dulcimer maker Warren May; and others.
Produced for the Southern & Eastern Kentucky Tourism and Development Association
Featured Closing Film, Appalachian Film Festival (at which Roger Sherman received a Lifetime Achievement Award)
Opening Night Special Presentation, Tupelo Film Festival
Best Documentary Sponsored by Acclaimed Studio, Bluegrass Independent Film Festival 2007
Running time: 60 minuntes. (Also includes four 12-minute films shown at concert halls throughout the region.)