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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. Tune in or Stream September 15 at 8/7c. #CountryMusicPBS

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

Upcoming Episodes

Sun 9/15, 8:00pm
The Rub (Beginnings -1933)

See how what was first called "hillbilly music" reaches new audiences through phonographs and radio, and launches the careers of country music's first big stars, the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.

Sun 9/15, 10:00pm
The Rub (Beginnings -1933)

See how what was first called "hillbilly music" reaches new audiences through phonographs and radio, and launches the careers of country music's first big stars, the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.