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 –
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.