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Ken Burns’ Country Music on PBS

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by fenderesq, Sep 15, 2019.

  1. KDubATX

    KDubATX A Darby Man Never Says When

    Location:
    Austin
    I dozed off trying to watch this a few times, but it did start airing less than a month before I had a new baby born, and I have been getting super drowsy these days. Will give this another shot whenever I see it show up on a streaming service I already have a sub for.
     
  2. melstapler

    melstapler Reissue Activist

    He sure does! Perhaps it was intentional? :D
     
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  3. Rick Bartlett

    Rick Bartlett Forum Resident

    Recently purchased the DVD set of this, and I'm only up to disc 3.
    This didn't get an 'airing' here in Australia, like a lot of things.....
    I'm late to the game here, but what a wonderful insight into the beginnings of Country Music with some wonderful
    footage and clear photographs.
    Nice presentation with some legendary artists adding a few comments.
    It wasn't very expensive either and I'm looking forward to the rest of it!
     
  4. ARL

    ARL Forum Resident

    Location:
    England
    UK viewers finally got to see the full version of Country Music recently when it was aired on the Freeview channel PBS America.

    I found it easier to take by watching in 20-30 minute segments. One great thing - the morning after I had watched the segment on Waylon Jennings and his outlaw albums, I was browsing through the £5 rack at a newly-opened second hand record store, and there was a copy of "Dreaming My Dreams". Obviously picked up it up, and what a great album it is.
     
  5. thepigdog

    thepigdog Music and beer

    Location:
    Maine
    I've been watching it on PBS on Sunday afternoons. And I am loving it.
     
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  6. The huge companion hardcover is now showing up at Barnes & Noble stores for $15 in their bargain sections.
     
  7. Grand_Ennui

    Grand_Ennui Forum Resident

    Location:
    WI
    Thanks for the tip.
     
  8. Eric_Generic

    Eric_Generic Enigma

    Location:
    Berkshire
    Thanks for this, I'll keep an eye on the PSB schedules for another repeat. The BBC one was too much of a slog for me.

    EG.
     

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