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The Sound

Explore the Sound created by Nashville Country Music Artists.

Music Row's Sidemen

“Roger Miller begins to play his song and the sidemen begin to fill out the sound. There are no written musical notes.
The young women that give vocal background simply chart bars on index cards and then come in when required.”

– Bill Anderson –

Harold Bradley Discusses Nashville Sound

Harold Bradley on the Nashville Sound

United Record Pressing

United Record Pressing - where some of the albums on your shelf were made

2019 CMA Fest

Our interviews from the 2019 CMA Fest cover all things country music

The Echo Chamber at Jack's Tracks

The Echo Chamber at Jack's Tracks


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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