The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945 -1953)

The bluegrass sound spreads in post-war America and Hank Williams becomes a honky-tonk star.
January 17, 2020 8:30 pm on IOWAPBS | Episode #103 | 117 minutes | Visit Website

Country Music

Series Overview

Explore the history of country music - from its roots in ballads and hymns to its eventual mainstream success - and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it "America's Music." Directed by Ken Burns.