Extras

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Episode 2 Preview | “Hard Times”

Nashville transforms into Music City as America falls for singing cowboys and Texas Swing.

Episode 2 Preview | “Hard Times”

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The Carter Scratch, Travis Picking, Doc Watson

Randy Scruggs exhibits the playing styles of Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis and Doc Watson.

The Carter Scratch, Travis Picking, Doc Watson

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John McEuen: Earl Scruggs’ Banjo Style

John McEuen discusses Earl Scruggs' innovations on the banjo.

John McEuen: Earl Scruggs’ Banjo Style

Video thumbnail: Country Music Don Maddox: The Most Colorful Hillbilly Band in the World

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Don Maddox: The Most Colorful Hillbilly Band in the World

Don Maddox, Jean Shepard, and Marty Stuart swap stories about the Maddox Brothers and Rose

Don Maddox: The Most Colorful Hillbilly Band in the World

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Episode 3 Preview | “The Hillbilly Shakespeare”

Meet the country stars of post-war America, including the Hillbilly Shakespeare.

Episode 3 Preview | “The Hillbilly Shakespeare”

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Hank Williams: The Songwriter and Performer

Featured artists discuss the genius and singularity of Hank Williams, Sr.

Hank Williams: The Songwriter and Performer

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Ralph Stanley: The First Song Mother Taught Me

The late Ralph Stanley plays a banjo tune and describes his playing technique.

Ralph Stanley: The First Song Mother Taught Me

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Mel Tillis: Learning to Talk Through Singing

Mel Tillis talks about how he dealt with a stutter by singing.

Mel Tillis: Learning to Talk Through Singing

Video thumbnail: Country Music Patsy Cline: Tough Edges, Big Heart

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Patsy Cline: Tough Edges, Big Heart

Friends and admirers share memories of "the Cline."

Patsy Cline: Tough Edges, Big Heart

Video thumbnail: Country Music The Bryants and “Rocky Top”

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The Bryants and “Rocky Top”

Brenda Lee reminisces about the songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.

The Bryants and “Rocky Top”

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Johnny Cash: Poet Performer

Featured artists marvel at the artistry and genius of Johnny Cash.

Johnny Cash: Poet Performer

Video thumbnail: Country Music Episode 4 Preview | “I Can’t Stop Loving You”

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Episode 4 Preview | “I Can’t Stop Loving You”

Visit Memphis during the era of rockabilly, and see how Patsy Cline rises to stardom.

Episode 4 Preview | “I Can’t Stop Loving You”

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Elvis: The Hillbilly Cat

Featured artists remember Elvis Presley and discuss his unique role in American music.

Elvis: The Hillbilly Cat

Video thumbnail: Country Music The Artistry of Merle Haggard

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The Artistry of Merle Haggard

The late Merle Haggard discusses his songwriting and other artists discuss his impact.

The Artistry of Merle Haggard

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Music Row's A Team

Music row musicians discuss their days as members of the fabled ”A Team.”

Music Row's A Team

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Episode 5 Preview | "The Sons and Daughters of America"

New country artists like Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride reflect a changing America.

Episode 5 Preview | "The Sons and Daughters of America"

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Episode 6 Preview | “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”

Learn what draws artists like Bob Dylan to Nashville as the Vietnam War rages.

Episode 6 Preview | “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”

Video thumbnail: Country Music “Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine”

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“Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine”

Tom T. Hall tells the story of how he came to write his famous song.

“Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine”

Video thumbnail: Country Music Episode 7 Preview | "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?”

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Episode 7 Preview | "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?”

Witness a vibrant era in country music, thanks to mainstream crossovers and a new sound.

Episode 7 Preview | "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?”

Video thumbnail: Country Music "He Stopped Loving Her Today:" The Story Behind the Song

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"He Stopped Loving Her Today:" The Story Behind the Song

The songwriters, producer, and fans discuss this classic song's genesis and significance.

"He Stopped Loving Her Today:" The Story Behind the Song

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Johnny Cash: Following the Gospel

Rosanne Cash and John Carter Cash and the Oak Ridge Boys discuss Johnny Cash's faith.

Johnny Cash: Following the Gospel