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

Episode 8 | Learn how “New Traditionalists” like George Strait, Randy Travis and the Judds help country music stay true to its roots. Witness both the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of an aging Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create.
S1 E8 Length 1:54:03 Premiere: 9.22.19

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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.

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Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (1984 -1996) - S1 E8

Learn how "New Traditionalists" like George Strait, Randy Travis, and the Judds help country music stay true to its roots. Witness both the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of an aging Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create.

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Season 1 Country Music | Broadcast Version Episodes

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

S1 E8 Length 1:54:03 Premiere Date 9.22.19

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

S1 E7 Length 2:19:24 Premiere Date 9.22.19

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

S1 E6 Length 1:51:17 Premiere Date 9.22.19

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

S1 E5 Length 1:54:09 Premiere Date 9.22.19

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

S1 E4 Length 1:50:53 Premiere Date 9.15.19

“The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

S1 E3 Length 1:53:15 Premiere Date 9.15.19

“Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)

S1 E2 Length 1:52:49 Premiere Date 9.15.19

“The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

S1 E1 Length 1:51:30 Premiere Date 9.15.19

Episode 8 Preview | "Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’”

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 9.25.19

Marty Stuart's Mandolin

Clip Length 01:56 Premiere Date 9.22.19

Johnny Cash: His Legacy

Clip Length 05:19 Premiere Date 9.22.19

Marty Stuart: Back to the Source

Clip Length 01:43 Premiere Date 9.22.19

Loretta Lynn Describes Her Songwriting Philosophy

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 2.1.19

The Tradition Continues | PBS Previews: Country Music

Clip Length 02:40 Premiere Date 7.13.19

A Family Business

Clip Length 04:53 Premiere Date 7.13.19

Making the Film | PBS Previews: Country Music

Clip Length 07:03 Premiere Date 7.13.19

Why Country Music

Clip Length 04:29 Premiere Date 7.16.19

Trailer | Country Music: Live at the Ryman Concert

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 9.8.19

A Look Ahead

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 9.15.19

Rosanne Cash Reflects on ‘I Walk the Line’

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 9.15.19

Marty Stuart on Country's 'Mother Church'

Preview Length 01:00 Premiere Date 9.15.19

Specials

Country Music: Live at the Ryman Concert

Length 1:54:41 Premiere Date 9.3.19

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