Country Music

Hear the remarkable stories of the people and places behind a true American art form.

Episodes

  • Spanish Version | “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?”

    Witness a vibrant era in country music, thanks to mainstream crossovers and a new sound.
  • Spanish Version | "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”

    Learn what draws artists like Bob Dylan to Nashville as the Vietnam War rages.
  • Spanish Version | "The Sons and Daughters of America"

    New country artists like Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride reflect a changing America.
  • “Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’” (1984 – 1996)

    Country music works to stay true to its roots as the genre skyrockets to new heights.
  • “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?” (1973 – 1983)

    Witness a vibrant era in country music, thanks to mainstream crossovers and a new sound.
  • "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” (1968 – 1972)

    Learn what draws artists like Bob Dylan to Nashville as the Vietnam War rages.
  • “The Sons and Daughters of America” (1964 – 1968)

    New country artists like Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride reflect a changing America.
  • Spanish Version | "I Can’t Stop Loving You”

    Visit Memphis during the era of rockabilly, and see how Patsy Cline rises to stardom.

Specials

  • My Country Song

    To be filled out later
  • PBS Previews: Country Music

    Meet the filmmakers and go behind the scenes of Country Music, coming to PBS this fall.

About Country Music

Explore the history of country music – from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity – and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it “America’s Music.” Directed by Ken Burns.

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