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The history of an American art form. Country Music, a new Ken Burns film. Sept. 15 on PBS.
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Dolly Parton Explains Country Music’s Appeal
Dolly Parton explains the wide appeal of her favorite kind of music.
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Brenda Lee Reminisces About Patsy Cline
Country legend Patsy Cline takes young singing sensation Brenda Lee under her wing.
Jeannie Seely Reflects on Women’s Representation
Jeannie Seely on how the way women were represented in Country songs was changing.
Rosanne Cash Reflects on ‘Walk the Line’
Rosanne Cash tells the story of one of her father’s biggest hit songs.
Marty Stuart on Country's 'Mother Church'
Musician Marty Stuart explains how the “Grand Ole Opry” became the heart of Nashville.
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Get a sneak peek at the remarkable people and places behind a true American art form.
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Marty Stuart on the Mystery of Songwriting
The divine inspiration behind the songs of the “Hillbilly Shakespeare:” Hank Williams.
Rhiannon Giddens Inspired by Powerful Women
Rhiannon Giddens explores the compelling stories and powerful women of '90s country music.
Wynton Marsalis Discusses Black Country Musicians
Black musicians were welcomed into country music before they were accepted by whites.
A Look Ahead
What's next for director Ken Burns? Country Music is coming this fall. #CountryMusicPBS.
Charlie Daniels Meets Itzhak Perlman
Charlie Daniels discovers that country and classical are closer cousins than he imagined.
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Watch Trailer #2 of Country Music, a new Ken Burns film. Tune in or stream Sept. 15 8/7c.
PBS Previews: Country Music Trailer
Meet the filmmakers and go behind the scenes of Country Music, coming to PBS this fall.
Loretta Lynn Describes Her Songwriting Philosophy
Coal miner’s daughter Loretta Lynn describes her songwriting philosophy.