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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.
Season 1 Episode 8 Length 1:54:03 Premiere: 09/22/19

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Funding for Country Music was provided by Bank of America, the Annenberg Foundation, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Belmont University, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Rosalind P. Walter and by members of ‘The Better Angels Society,’ including: The Blavatnik Family Foundation, the Schwartz/Reisman Foundation, the Pfeil Foundation, Diane and Hal Brierley, John and Catherine Debs, the Fullerton Family Charitable Fund, the Perry and Donna Golkin Family Foundation, Jay Alix and Una Jackman, Mercedes T. Bass, Fred and Donna Seigel, Gilchrist and Amy Berg, James R. Berdell Foundation, David Bonderman, Deborah P. and Jonathan T. Dawson, Senator Bill and Tracy Frist, Susan and David Kreisman, Rocco and Debby Landesman, Lillian Lovelace, John and Leslie McQuown, Mindy's Hope Foundation, the Segal Family Foundation, Michelle Smith. Major funding was provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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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 09/22/19

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

S1 E7 Length 2:19:24 Premiere Date 09/22/19

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

S1 E6 Length 1:51:17 Premiere Date 09/22/19

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

S1 E5 Length 1:54:09 Premiere Date 09/22/19

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

S1 E4 Length 1:50:53 Premiere Date 09/15/19

“The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

S1 E3 Length 1:53:15 Premiere Date 09/15/19

“Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)

S1 E2 Length 1:52:49 Premiere Date 09/15/19

“The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

S1 E1 Length 1:51:30 Premiere Date 09/15/19

Specials

Country Music: Live at the Ryman Concert

Length 1:54:41 Premiere Date 09/03/19

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