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

Chet Atkins Country Music

In episode 4 of Country Music, travel to Memphis, where Sun Studios artists Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley usher in the era of rockabilly. Ray Charles crosses America’s racial divide by recording a country album. Patsy Cline shows off Music City’s smooth new Nashville Sound.

Then watch episode 5 of Country Music: “The Sons and Daughters of America” (1964 – 1968) September 19 at 8:00 p.m. on VPM PBS or stream it here.

Country Music
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.”


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