Country Music

Country Music

Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)

The country stars of post-war America, including Hank Williams, whose songs are inspired by his troubled and tragically short life. (150 minutes)

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Tue, 3/3 at 8:00 pm on Q

The Rub (Beginnings -- 1933)

"Hillbilly music" reaches new listeners through phonographs and radio, launching the careers of country music's first big stars -- the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers. (150 minutes)

Wed, 3/4 at 12:30 am on Q

The Rub (Beginnings -- 1933)

"Hillbilly music" reaches new listeners through phonographs and radio, launching the careers of country music's first big stars -- the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers. (150 minutes)

Wed, 3/4 at 8:00 pm on Q

Hard Times (1933-1945)

Nashville, Tenn., becomes the center of the country music industry as it grows in popularity during the Great Depression and World War II. (150 minutes)

Thu, 3/5 at 12:00 am on Q

Hard Times (1933-1945)

Nashville, Tenn., becomes the center of the country music industry as it grows in popularity during the Great Depression and World War II. (150 minutes)

Thu, 3/5 at 8:00 pm on Q

Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)

The country stars of post-war America, including Hank Williams, whose songs are inspired by his troubled and tragically short life. (150 minutes)

Fri, 3/6 at 12:00 am on Q

Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)

The country stars of post-war America, including Hank Williams, whose songs are inspired by his troubled and tragically short life. (150 minutes)

Fri, 3/6 at 8:00 pm on Q

I Can't Stop Loving You (1953-1963)

A visit to Memphis, Tenn., during the age of rockabilly with Sun Studios artists Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley; Ray Charles crosses over racial borders by recording a country album; Patsy Cline rises to stardom with a smooth new sound. (150 minutes)

Sat, 3/7 at 12:00 am on Q

I Can't Stop Loving You (1953-1963)

A visit to Memphis, Tenn., during the age of rockabilly with Sun Studios artists Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley; Ray Charles crosses over racial borders by recording a country album; Patsy Cline rises to stardom with a smooth new sound. (150 minutes)

Tue, 3/10 at 8:00 pm on Q

The Sons and Daughters of America (1964-1968)

Country music artists like Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard and Charley Pride reflect a changing America as they appeal to wide audiences. (150 minutes)

Wed, 3/11 at 12:00 am on Q

The Sons and Daughters of America (1964-1968)

Country music artists like Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard and Charley Pride reflect a changing America as they appeal to wide audiences. (150 minutes)

Wed, 3/11 at 8:00 pm on Q

Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (1968-1972)

Country music draws artists to Nashville, Tenn., as the war in Vietnam wages on; Kris Kristofferson sets a lyrical standard; Bob Dylan and The Byrds, among others, come to Nashville, Tenn., to record. (150 minutes)

Thu, 3/12 at 12:00 am on Q

Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (1968-1972)

Country music draws artists to Nashville, Tenn., as the war in Vietnam wages on; Kris Kristofferson sets a lyrical standard; Bob Dylan and The Byrds, among others, come to Nashville, Tenn., to record. (150 minutes)