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The People

Discover the stories of the people who helped shape Country Music in Nashville.

Ken Burns

"Hi I'm Ken Burns and, in the fall of 2019, my latest project will explore the history of country music, highlighting the lives and stories of the individuals who shaped this uniquely American art form. I hope you'll join me for this journey here on Nashville Public Television, your home for documentaries."
– Ken Burns –

Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff supports Public Television

Patsy Cline Museum

Patsy Cline wanted to design her on-stage clothing

Harold Bradley on the Nashville Sound

Harold Bradley discusses the Nashville Sound

2019 CMA Fest

Today's country artists interviewed by NPT at the 2019 CMA Fest


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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