Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack (2000)
Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack (2000)

Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack: Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 Adventure, Comedy, Crime, and Music film that is written, produced, co-edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

It stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Chris Thomas King, John Goodman, Holly Hunter, Charles Durning, and more.

The film is based on Homer’s epic Greek poem, The Odyssey. It is produced by The following are the producers and executive producers of the movie:

Tim Bevan as executive producer, John Cameron as co-producer, Ethan Coen as producer, Joel Coen as producer (uncredited), Eric Fellner as executive producer, and Robert Graf as associate producer.

Oh Brother Where Art Thou Release Date: The movie first came out at the AFI Film Festival on October 19, 2000, followed by in the United States on December 22, 2000, by Buena Vista Pictures.

Despite having a production budget of $26 million, it went on to earn a worldwide box office collection of $71,868,327.

Who Composed Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack?

T Bone Burnett Composed Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack. The music for the movie soundtrack was produced by T-Bone Burnett.

It features a mix of bluegrass, country, gospel, blues, and Southern folk music that was popular during the time period of the movie.

Who Composed Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack T Bone Burnett
Who Composed Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack T Bone Burnett Credit: Performing Songwriter

Most of the tracks are modern recordings, except for a few vintage tracks like Harry McClintock’s 1928 single “Big Rock Candy Mountain.”

Other than this, the famous musician T Bone Burnett is known for The Hunger Games in 2012 and Crazy Heart in 2009.

Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack (2000)

Here is the complete list of Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack, which came out in 2000. The soundtrack album was released in 2000 and includes 19 tracks, each performed by various artists.

  1. Po’ Lazarus: Po’ Lazarus is a traditional African-American song recorded in 1959 by Alan Lomax. The film was sung by James Carter. Children’s Music, Traditional Gospel, Country are the genres.
  2. Big Rock Candy Mountain: The song “Big Rock Candy Mountain” was recorded in 1928 by Harry McClintock and it runs for a duration of 2 minutes and 16 seconds. The song comes in the country genre.
  3. You Are My Sunshine: “You Are My Sunshine” was performed by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell, composed by Norman Blake, and it was released in 2000 with a country genre.
  4. Down to the River to Pray: “Down to the River to Pray” is a traditional song performed by Alison Krauss, and it was released in 2000 in a country genre.
  5. I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow: “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” was written by Dick Burnett and performed by The Soggy Bottom Boys, Dan Tyminski, Pat Enright, and Harley Allen. The song has a duration of 3 minutes and 10 seconds.
  6. Hard Time Killing Floor Blues: The song is “Hard Time Killing Floor Blues,” performed by Skip James, and Blues is the genre of the song.
  7. I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow: “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” was written by Dick Burnett and performed by Norman Blake. It was released in 2000.
  8. Keep on the Sunny Side: “Keep on the Sunny Side” is penned by Ada Blenkhorn and J. Howard Entwisle is performed by The Whites.
  9. I’ll Fly Away: “I’ll Fly Away” is a song written by Albert E. Brumley and performed by Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch. The song is 3 minutes and 57 seconds long.
  10. Didn’t Leave Nobody But the Baby: Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, and Gillian Welch performed “Didn’t Leave Nobody But the Baby,” which came out in 2000, and its genres are Children’s Music, Traditional Gospel, and Country.
  11. In the Highways: “In the Highways” is performed by Maybelle Carter and The Peasall Sisters. The song is 1 minute and 35 seconds long.
  12. I Am Weary (Let Me Rest): “I Am Weary” is a song by Pete Roberts. It is performed by The Cox Family. The song is 3 minutes and 13 seconds long.
  13. I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow: This is an instrumental rendition of “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” arranged by Ed Haley and performed by John Hartford.
  14. O Death: “O Death” is penned by Lloyd Chandler and performed by Ralph Stanley, and it lasts for 3 minutes and 19 seconds.
  15. In the Jailhouse Now: The song “In the Jailhouse Now” was originally performed by Blind Blake and Jimmie Rodgers, and later covered by The Soggy Bottom Boys (Tim Blake Nelson and Pat Enright). The song has a runtime of 3 minutes and 34 seconds.
  16. I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow: “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” performed by The Soggy Bottom Boys with lead vocals by Dan Tyminski, Pat Enright, and Harley Allen and written by Dick Burnett. Children’s Music, Traditional Gospel, and Country are the genres.
  17. Indian War Whoop: It is an instrumental music penned by Hoyt Ming and performed by John Hartford and lasts for 1 minute and 30 seconds.
  18. Lonesome Valley: The song “Lonesome Valley” is a traditional music performed by The Fairfield Four.
  19. Angel Band: It was originally recorded in 1955 and is a traditional tune performed by The Stanley Brothers. The song has a duration of 2 minutes and 15 seconds.

Additional Songs

Here are some of the additional songs of Oh Brother Where Art Thou:

  1. “Hard Time Killing Floor Blues”
  2. “You Are My Sunshine”
  3. “Tishomingo Blues”
  4. “I’ll Fly Away”
  5. “Big Rock Candy Mountain”
  6. “Tom Devil”
  7. “Keep on the Sunny Side”
  8. “Angel Band”
  9. “Big Rock Candy Mountain”
  10. “Little Sadie”
  11. “In the Highways”
  12. “Hogfoot
  13. “The Lord Will Make a Way”
  14. “In the Jailhouse Now”

If you want to listen to these songs, you can find the entire playlist of the Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack (2000) on YouTube.

Oh Brother Where Art Thou Official Original Trailer

You can watch the Oh Brother Where Art Thou Official Original Trailer below:

O Brother, Where Art Thou? | Original Trailer | Coolidge Corner Theatre
Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack (2000)

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