People | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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

Roy Acuff

"You know, public television has taken much more interest in country music, and you know how much that pleases me.
And it pleases all the boys in girls in country music too."
– Roy Acuff –
Connie Smith on Public Television
Connie Smith on Public Television
Jean Shepard on Public Television
Jean Shepard on Public Television
Brett Kissel - Interviewed
Brett Kissel - Interviewed at the 2019 CMA Fest
Ken Burns talks about his new project
Ken Burns talks about his new project

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.
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