Heartworn Highways documentary gets 40th anniversary box set

The legendary outlaw country film will be given the bells and whistles treatment

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Heartworn Highways, the 1976 documentary chronicling the rise of outlaw country, is to be reissued to coincide with its 40th anniversary.

The film stars Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, Guy Clark, Steve Young, David Allan Coe, Larry Jon Wilson among others.

The new box set includes a double LP of the film’s soundtrack on whiskey-colored vinyl, a DVD of the original film, a reproduction of the original movie poster, and an 80-page archival book featuring many never-before-seen photos.

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It will be released by Light In The Attic on April 16, Record Store Day.

It is limited to 1,000 copies and comes in a custom wood box.

You can watch a trailer for the box set below.

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