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

Country Music Dolly Pardon

In episode 5 of Country Music, see how country music reflects a changing America, with Loretta Lynn speaking to women everywhere, Merle Haggard becoming “The Poet of the Common Man” and audiences looking beyond race to embrace Charley Pride.

Then watch episode 6 of Country Music: "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” (1968 – 1972) September 23 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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