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People | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Discover the stories of the People that helped shape Country Music in Nashville.

Connie Smith

"Proud also to be part of public television, and part of the shows that come to you from public television.
I'm also a mother of five children, and I'm awful proud that they have public television to watch."
– Connie Smith –

Jean Shepard on Public Television

Jean Shepard on Public Television

Visit the Bluebird Cafe

Visit the Bluebird Cafe

Roy Acuff on Public Television

Roy Acuff on Public Television

Visit the Musicians Hall of Fame

Visit the Musicians Hall of Fame

KEN BURNS' COUNTRY MUSIC

From southern Appalachia’s songs of heartbreak and faith to the western swing of Texas, from California honky tonks to the Grand Ole Opry in NPT's home town of Nashville, Ken Burns' Country Music follows the evolution, over the course of the twentieth century, of America’s music.

Ken Burns' Country Music | 8-Set-DVD
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