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People | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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

Jean Shepard

"Hi friends, this Jean Shepard, and I've been slinging country music for a long time at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
And we're proud to be talking to you on behalf of your public television."

– Jean Shepard –

Roy Acuff on Public Television

Roy Acuff on Public Television

Kathy Mattea discusses Jack's Tracks

Kathy Mattea discusses Jack's Tracks recording studio

Visit the Patsy Cline Museum

Visit the Patsy Cline Museum in downtown Nashville

Kelsey Lamb talks about meeting Kenny Rogers

Kelsey Lamb talks about meeting Kenny Rogers

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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