The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945–1953)

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The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945–1953)

2019
1 hr 54 mins

Country music adapts to the cultural changes of post-war society. Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs transform string band music into Bluegrass. Out of the bars comes a new sound and songs about drinking, cheating, and heartbreak:...

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Director
Ken Burns
Features
Peter Coyote