Season 1: Country Music | Broadcast Version

Video thumbnail: Country Music “The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

Country Music

“The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

So-called “hillbilly music” reaches new listeners and launches its first stars’ careers.

“The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

Video thumbnail: Country Music “Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)

Country Music

“Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)

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

“Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)

Video thumbnail: Country Music “The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

Country Music

“The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

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

“The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

Video thumbnail: Country Music “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1953 – 1963)

Country Music

“I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1953 – 1963)

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

“I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1953 – 1963)