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Country Music | “The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

“The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

Episode 1 | See how what was first called “hillbilly music” reaches new audiences through phonographs and radio, and launches the careers of country music’s first big stars, the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.

Premiere Date: September 15, 2019 | Runtime: 01:51:30GPB Passport

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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. Episodes now streaming. #CountryMusicPBS