COUNTRY MUSIC is 16-Hour Documentary Chronicles History of Country Music —Explores crucial questions –– “What is country music?” and “Where did it come from?”–– while focusing on the biographies of the fascinating trailblazers: from the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers and Bob Wills to Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Garth Brooks and Many More , who created and shaped it as well as the times in which they lived. Much like the music itself, the film tells unforgettable stories of hardships and joys shared by everyday people.
WCTE was pleased to partner with the Granville History Museum in Granville, TN for a free public screening of the new PBS Series COUNTRY MUSIC a documentary written and produced by filmmaker Ken Burns.
Guests attending the screening and encore presentations of COUNTRY MUSIC: A film by Ken Burns enjoyed a 45-minute sneak peek into all eight episodes. WCTE will be airing and hosting additional public screenings of the documentary, for more information contact WCTE at 931-528-2222.