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Author: Ken BurnsDayton DuncanJulie DunfeyPeter CoyoteErik EwersAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ken Burns chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of the nation. From its roots in ballads, hymns, and the blues to its mainstream popularity, viewers will follow the evolution of country music over the course of the twentieth century as it eventually emerged to become America's music. Features never-before-seen footage and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Dayton Duncan; Julie Dunfey; Peter Coyote; Erik Ewers; Buddy Squires; Florentine Films,; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781531709792 1531709796
OCLC Number: 1109773019
Language Note: English or Spanish audio, with optional English/Spanish SDH subtitles; described video.
Notes: Widescreen.
"The story of America, one song at a time"--Slipcase.
"PBS DVD video"--Disc label.
Packaged in two DVD case volumes (Volume one. Episodes 1-4 -- Volume two. Episodes 5-8), housed in a slipcase, 20 x 14 x 4 cm
Special features: over 3 hours of additional content; over 30 bonus videos; behind-the scenes.
Credits: Editor, Erik Ewers ; cinematographer, Buddy Squires.
Performer(s): Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 8 videodiscs (approximately 16 hours) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), 2.0 stereo (English, Spanish).
Contents: Volume one : Episode one: The rub (beginnings-1933) : Musical melting pot ; Tuning in ; Fox chase ; Grand Ole Opry ; The road to Bristol ; Keep on the sunny side ; The singing brakeman ; The blue yodeler ; Wildwood flower ; TB blues --
Episode two: Hard times (1933-1945) : The Maddox Brothers and Rose ; Turn your radio on ; Number one cowboy ; I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyes ; Take me back to Tulsa ; A good-natured riot ; Wabash Cannonball ; The Blue Grass Boys ; They'll love you right back ; Back in the saddle ; Smoke on the water --
Episode three: The hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953) : Walking the floor over you ; Move it on over ; I'll hold you in my heart ; Bluegrass breakdown ; Step it up and go ; Country boy ; Lovesick blues ; Country and western ; Mother Maybelle ; I saw the light ; Honky tonk angels ; I'm so lonesome I could cry --
Episode four: I can't stop loving you (1953-1963) : J.R. ; Hillbilly cat ; Rockabillies ; It's all intertwined ; Music row ; Walkin' after midnight ; Long black veil ; Folsom Prison blues ; Tootsies ; The Nashville sound ; Honky tonk girl ; Modern sounds ; Ring of fire ; Sweet dreams. Volume two : Episode five: The sons and daughters of America (1964-1968) : I've been everywhere ; I walk the line ; King of the road ; The A-Team ; Music City ; Act naturally ; Woman enough ; Pride ; Mama tried ; Just because I'm a woman ; Ode to Billie Joe ; If they freed me from this prison --
Episode six: Will the circle be unbroken? (1968-1972) : So old it was new ; Possum ; Stand by your man ; A boy named Sue ; You ain't going nowhere ; Freedom's just another word ; Nashville skyline ; Sunday morning coming down ; Hee haw ; My son ; The man in black ; My own peculiar way ; Why me, Lord? ; A better world awaiting --
Episode seven: Are you sure Hank done it this way? (1973-1983) : Goodbye, dear ole Ryman ; I will always love you ; We're gonna hold on ; Countrypolitan ; Texas cooking ; The same thing, just in different languages ; Hillbilly central ; Ancient tones ; Red headed stranger ; If I could only win your love ; Outlaws ; Family tradition ; Seven year ache ; Simple country girl ; Gold albums ; No Show Jones ; Pancho and Lefty --
Episode eight: Don't get above your raisin' (1984-1996) : I don't know why you don't want me ; Uncle Pen ; Amarillo by morning ; Why not me ; Guitars, Cadillacs, and hillbilly music ; The bluebird ; Sweet Pea ; Friends in love places ; Love them and they'll love you back ; Blue moon of Kentucky ; I still miss someone.
Other Titles: Country music (Television program : 2019)
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films ; produced in association with WETA, Washington, DC ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Julie Dunfey, Ken Burns.

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Ken Burns chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of the nation. From its roots in ballads, hymns, and the blues to its mainstream popularity, viewers will follow the evolution of country music over the course of the twentieth century as it eventually emerged to become America's music. Features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists.

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