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Ken Burns’ Country Music Documentary Is Worth Your Time

But music is not my forte. I attended a Grand Ole Opry performance shortly after the new building opened. Much has changed in the 45 years since my visit. I watched the movie Country Music by Ken Burns. More than 3 days. Like all his films, it is well researched and gives great flavor to […]

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Nashville gears up to boost tourism after Ken Burns country music documentary

Grand Ole Opry Presents Episode 1 of Ken Burns Documentary “Country Music” with Pre-Show Concert … [+] with Old Crow Medicine Show Credit: Pam Windsor To launch Ken Burn’s highly anticipated Country music film, the Grand Ole Opry hosted a special screening of Episode 1 the night it aired on television, as well as a […]

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Quibi takes over music series from Michael D. Ratner, Scooter Braun and JD Roth – Billboard

Short-form video streaming service Quibi has ordered a new series of music documentaries from Michael D. Ratnerby OBB Photos and brown scooter and JD Rothfrom GoodStory Entertainment. Dubbed “&Music”, the show will focus on well-known artists and their creative teams, “offering a never-before-seen look at their essential role in bringing music to life”. Ratner and […]

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Quibi orders a series of musical documentaries “& Music” – deadline

Quibi has placed a direct order for a new documentary music series titled &Music which comes from OBB Pictures by Michael D. Ratner and Scooter Braun and GoodStory Entertainment by JD Roth. The series will focus on the little-known artists – choreographers, videographers, set designers – behind the world’s biggest music stars. Each episode will […]

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Quibi covers Michael D. Ratner, Scooter Braun and JD Roth’s musical series – Billboard

Abbreviated video streaming service Quibi has commissioned a new series of music documentaries from Michael D. RatnerPhotos of OBB and Braun scooter and JD Rothfrom GoodStory Entertainment. Dubbed “& Music”, the show will focus on well-known artists and their creative teams, “offering a never-before-seen look at their essential role in creating music.” Ratner and the […]

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5 Takeaways From Ken Burns’ “Country Music” Documentary, Ep. 3

Ken Burns’ Country music The documentary touches on the entire history of country music, but Episode 3 specifically covers a turning point where music took a permanent turn from being acoustically based to electric instrument based. This is perhaps the point that led to modern country music more than any other, led by Hank Williams. […]

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Union County Museum Sees New Attention After Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary

The documentary covers major country music stars, including Roy Acuff and Chet Atkins, who call Union County home. UNION COUNTY, Tenn. – Filmmaker Ken Burns’ new country music documentary started airing this weekend – and in the birthplace of country music, it’s causing a stir. Union County is a small county with a big history. […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary explores rich origins of rural genre

Only one African American appears in “The Origins of Country Music,” the latest painting by Thomas Hart Benton, which adorns the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. But African influences were much more prominent in the genre’s early days, according to the first episode of “Country Music,” Ken Burns’ 16-hour eight-part docuseries. […]

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C13Originals Launches “Long May They Run” Musical Documentary Podcast Series

Created, directed and produced by C13Originals, and hosted and written by Dean Budnick — veteran music journalist, editor of Relix review, author and filmmaker — each season of That they run a long time will explore the greatest, most successful, trailblazers, touring and iconic bands of all time, whose communities and followers grow with each […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary series airs on PBS

Country Music (8 p.m. and 10 p.m., PBS/UNC-TV) – Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns does it again, this time providing a definitive eight-part, 16-hour chronicle of country music history and how it evolved through the 20th century. The series explores this American art form from its roots in ballads, anthems and the blues to its mainstream […]

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Ken Burns Country Music Documentary Soundtrack

Filmmaker Ken Burns talks about Dolly Parton Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns interviews Dolly Parton for his upcoming series on country music history. Adam Tamburin / The Tennessean You can’t have a 16-hour country music documentary without an equally massive soundtrack. As fans begin to watch Ken Burns’ eight-part documentary “Country Music” on PBS, they’ll also […]

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How to watch a country music documentary

If you want to know more about Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, and other musical legends who have helped shape the world of country, then you will definitely want to listen to Ken Burns’ new documentary, Country music. The long-awaited feature film (it took eight years to make it!) Finally debuts on […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary Traces a Genre That Reflects ‘America’s History’ | The buzz

“Country Music,” filmmaker Ken Burns’ latest series of in-depth documentaries about the American experience, has the potential to bring a whole new audience into the country music fold, a country music expert said Friday. Burns’ new documentary, which premieres Sunday on PBS, traces the origins and meaning of “the soundtrack not of the elite, but […]

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PBS Documentary “Country Music” Has Several Links to Iowa

Rosanne Cash talks about the meaning of Johnny Cash’s song “I Walk the Line” An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS About a decade ago, famous documentary filmmaker Ken Burns called his longtime collaborator and friend, Dayton Duncan, from Iowa, to ask the producer and writer for his opinion on […]

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PBS Presents Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary

Step back in time and journey through the gripping story of a truly American art form when “Country Music,” a new 16-hour eight-part film directed by Ken Burns and produced by Burns and his longtime collaborators , Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, premiering on PBS. The series will air at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. […]

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Ken Burns on Making His New ‘Country Music’ Documentary Series

Ken Burns pictured at Harris Concert Hall in August.Lynn Goldsmith Ken Burns pictured at Harris Concert Hall in August.Lynn Goldsmith This image released by PBS shows Johnny Cash at his home in California, used in the Ken Burns documentary, “Country Music,” which airs September 15-22 and September 22-25 on PBS.Sony/AP Music Archive Ken Burns’ eight-part […]

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Ken Burns on the making of his new documentary series “Country Music”

Ken Burns pictured at the Harris Concert Hall in August.lynn silversmith In Ken Burns’ editing room, a neon sign reads “It’s complicated”. The motto has held true in all of American history the documentary filmmaker has covered and it certainly is in his latest series for PBS, “Country Music”. which begins airing Sunday night. The […]

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Ken Burns on his “Country Music” series, breaking down stereotypes and avoiding partisan divisions: “We are not political filmmakers”

“Country music” says Ken Burns, “Is imprisoned by a part that is a big part of it, but still a minor part, namely the good old boys in the vans, the hounds and six packets of beer.” “ What those stereotypes don’t include, says Burns, is what country music is primarily all about. “Two four-letter […]

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Johnny Cash leads Ken Burns documentary “Country Music” from Sunday | Local entertainment

South Arkansas country music icon Johnny Cash will be featured in the first episode of Ken Burns’ new 4-hour documentary series, “Country Music.” Cash was born in Kingsland (Cleveland County) and raised in the Dyess community of northeast Arkansas. The episode will focus on singer / songwriter Johnny Cash and his upbringing in Dyess. “Country […]

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A-State to Host a Viewing Party for Johnny Cash’s ‘Country Music’ Documentary Episode

A-State to Host a Viewing Party for Johnny Cash’s ‘Country Music’ Documentary Episode 09/09/2019 JONESBORO — Arkansas State University is pleased to host an official watch party for an episode of acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns’ documentary “Country Music” on Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Forum Theater, 115 E. Monroe, Jonesboro. The […]

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Songs from our country: the documentary “Country Music” explores the history of the genre and its most important figures | Music

You won’t be disappointed if you grant it to see artists with Oklahoma connections. This club includes Bob Wills, Gene Autry, Roger Miller, Jean Shepard, Garth Brooks, Hank Thompson, Gill (his career improved after a bitter experience for KISS), Reba McEntire, Wanda Jackson, Roy Clark, Trisha Yearwood and Woody Guthrie (Marty Stuart said country music […]

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How to Watch and Stream Ken Burns’ Documentary “Country Music” on PBS

Rosanne Cash talks about the meaning of Johnny Cash’s song “I Walk the Line” An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS Country music gets the Ken Burns treatment. On Sunday, September 15 at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT), PBS will air the first of eight episodes exploring the history […]