Country Music



Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music.

Series Cast

  1. Peter Coyote

    Peter Coyote


    8 Episodes

  2. Jimmy Rogers

    Jimmy Rogers

    Himself (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  3. DeFord Bailey

    Himself (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  4. Roy Acuff

    Roy Acuff

    Himself (archive footage)

    1 Episode

  5. Hank Williams

    Hank Williams

    Himself (archive footage)

    1 Episode

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Current Season

Country Music


2019 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of Country Music premiered on September 14, 2019.

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Country Music
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Status Ended


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  • TV-PG


    This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 117m, 147m



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