Broadcast Version

    Beginning Sunday, Sept 15th at 8pm ET, watch the broadcast version of Country Music.

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    Country Music

    “The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

    So-called “hillbilly music” reaches new listeners and launches its first stars’ careers.

    “The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

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    Country Music

    “Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)

    Nashville transforms into Music City as America falls for singing cowboys and Texas Swing.

    “Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)

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    Country Music

    “The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

    Meet the country stars of post-war America, including the Hillbilly Shakespeare.

    “The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

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    Country Music

    “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1953 – 1963)

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

    “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1953 – 1963)

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    Country Music

    “The Sons and Daughters of America” (1964 – 1968)

    New country artists like Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride reflect a changing America.

    “The Sons and Daughters of America” (1964 – 1968)

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    Country Music

    "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” (1968 – 1972)

    Learn what draws artists like Bob Dylan to Nashville as the Vietnam War rages.

    "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” (1968 – 1972)

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    Country Music

    “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.

    “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?” (1973 – 1983)

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    Country Music

    “Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’” (1984 – 1996)

    Country music works to stay true to its roots as the genre skyrockets to new heights.

    “Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’” (1984 – 1996)