Explore the Sound created by Nashville Country Music Artists.

The Echo Chamber at Jack’s Tracks

“It’s like a little cinder block house, and inside that cinder block house is another cinder block house, and inside that cinder block house is a speaker.”
– Kathy Mattea –

Harold Bradley on the Nashville Sound
Harold Bradley on the Nashville Sound
United Record Pressing
Discover where the sound becomes vinyl - United Record Pressing
Nashville Studio Sidemen
From the NPT archives - Music Row's Studio Sidemen
Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel discusses some classic country lyrics

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 hometown of Nashville, Ken Burns' Country Music follows the evolution of America's music over the course of the 20th century.
Ken Burns' Country Music | NPT Passport
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NPT's Music Row explores how Nashville's most famous neighborhood has given rise to epic success and has shaped the future of country music. Music Row is home to an artistic community unlike any other in the world.
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