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

"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)