“Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’” (1984 – 1996)
Episode 8 | 1h 54m 3s | WETA Passport
Episode 8 | Learn how “New Traditionalists” like George Strait, Randy Travis and the Judds help country music stay true to its roots. Witness both the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of an aging Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create.
Aired: 09/22/19 | Expires: 09/16/26 |
Extras From This Episode
Episode 8 Preview | "Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’”
Preview: Ep8 | 30s
Johnny Cash: His Legacy
Clip: Ep8 | 5m 19s
Marty Stuart: Back to the Source
Clip: Ep8 | 1m 43s
“The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)
Ep1 | 1h 51m 29s | WETA Passport
“Hard Times” (1933 – 1945)
Ep2 | 1h 52m 49s | WETA Passport
“The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)
Ep3 | 1h 53m 15s | WETA Passport
Photographs from Country Music | external link
The work of over 100 photographers appears in "Country Music." From this extensive and impressive group, explore the work of 15 photographers featured in the film.Read More
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