On 17th March 2002, the soundtrack from the movie "O'Brother, Where Art Thou?" is N°1 album in the USA. "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" was written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Goodman.
With the film set in Mississippi during the Great Depression, the soundtrack, produced by T-Bone Burnett, uses bluegrass,country, gospel, blues, and folk music appropriate to the time period. With the exception of a few vintage tracks (such as Harry McClintock's 1928 single "Big Rock Candy Mountain"), most tracks are modern recordings.
The soundtrack CD became a best seller, certified eight times platinum as of October 2007 with sales of 7,811,000 copies in the United States, as of July 10, 2013. It won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2002, the Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals (for singer Dan Tyminski, whose voice overdubbed George Clooney's in the film on "Man of Constant Sorrow", Nashville songwriter Harley Allen, and the Nashville Bluegrass Band's Pat Enright), and the Grammy Awardfor Best Male Country Vocal Performance for "O, Death" by Ralph Stanley.
Artwork by Gabriel T Toro
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