Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns - The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945 -1953)
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Clip of the "Country Music" Film

The divine inspiration behind the songs of the “Hillbilly Shakespeare:” Hank Williams. Just one of the stories in Country Music, the sweeping new series from filmmaker Ken Burns. #CountryMusicPBS.

About the Show
See how the bluegrass sound spreads in post-war America, and meet honky-tonk star Hank Williams, whose songs of surprisingly emotional depth are derived from his troubled and tragically short life.
Tues, 09/17 at 8:00 PM
Wed, 09/18 at 12:00 AM
Thurs, 09/19 at 3:00 AM

Wed, 09/18 at 8:00 PM
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