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The People

Discover the stories of the people who 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 –

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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