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Country Music

Sunday, Sept. 15, to Wednesday, Sept. 18, and Sunday, Sept. 22, to Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. on Western Reserve PBS

Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the twentieth century. The series, directed by Ken Burns, features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists. No one has told the story this way before.

Photo: Hank Williams at the WSM radio studio, Nashville, c.1948.


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Hank Williams at the WSM radio studio, Nashville, c.1948.
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