Country Music

Country Music (2019)

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'. Directed by Ken Burns.

Directed by Ken Burns.

Series, 2019, Arts & Culture, Documentary, Music, Society & Culture


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Country Music - TV Showtimes

Saturday, February 22

8:30pm

New Show Country Music ‘Hard Times (1933 - 1945)’

SBS

Country Music

'Hard Times (1933 - 1945)'

SBS, 8:30pm, Sat, 22 Feb 2020, 60 minutes

NEW SHOW

During the Great Depression and World War II, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Bob Wills adapts jazz's Big Band sound to create Texas Swing and Grand Ole Opry singer Roy Acuff becomes a national star. Despite a divorce between two of its members, the Carter Family carries on, turning out songs that will become classics. Nashville slowly becomes Music City and the centre of the growing country music industry.

Directed by Ken Burns.

Series, 2019, United States, English, Documentary, Arts & Culture, Music, Society & Culture, Season 1 Episode 2


New Show Country Music ‘Hard Times (1933 - 1945)’

SBS HD

Country Music

'Hard Times (1933 - 1945)'

SBS HD, 8:30pm, Sat, 22 Feb 2020, 60 minutes

NEW SHOW

During the Great Depression and World War II, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Bob Wills adapts jazz's Big Band sound to create Texas Swing and Grand Ole Opry singer Roy Acuff becomes a national star. Despite a divorce between two of its members, the Carter Family carries on, turning out songs that will become classics. Nashville slowly becomes Music City and the centre of the growing country music industry.

Directed by Ken Burns.

Series, 2019, United States, English, Documentary, Arts & Culture, Music, Society & Culture, Season 1 Episode 2


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