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Country Music

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.
  • program length: 117 minutes
  • episode #101

Wednesday, October 30 at 9:00 pm on 12.1


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  • Thursday, October 31 at 3:00 am on 12.1

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series description

Explore the history of country music - from its roots in ballads and hymns to its eventual mainstream success - and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it "America's Music." Directed by Ken Burns.