American Epic

Travel the country in search of unknown 1920s artists who transformed American music.

Episodes

  • Blood and Soil

    Travel to rural America as Charley Patton and Elder Burch record early Delta blues.
  • The Big Bang

    Travel to 1920s as the Carter Family and the Memphis Jug Band make their first records.

Specials

About American Epic

Travel the country in search of unknown 1920s artists, when the music of ordinary Americans was recorded for the first time, transforming music forever, in a three-part film narrated by Robert Redford, featuring Jack White, Nas, Taj Mahal and others.

Extras