Country Music

“The Rub” (Beginnings – 1933)

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Episode 1 | See how what was first called “hillbilly music” reaches new audiences through phonographs and radio, and launches the careers of country music’s first big stars, the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.

Aired: 09/15/19

Expires: 05/31/20

Rating: TV-PG

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Funding for Country Music was provided by Bank of America, the Annenberg Foundation, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Belmont University, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville …

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