American Roots Music

2001 NR 1 season

American Roots Music

2001 NR 1 season
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Gospel, blues, country, folk, Western swing, bluegrass, Cajun, zydeco, Tejano and Native American are all uniquely American music genres; this four-part PBS documentary traces the development of these colorful musical styles. Rare and historic footage, performances by American music pioneers and interviews with artists such as the Carter Family, B.B. King, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan and others tell the story of America's rich musical history.
Cast
Kris Kristofferson, Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Son House, Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe, Clifton Chenier, Bob Dylan, Hank Williams
SEASON  1
  • SEASON  1

Summary of Season 1 (2001) - 2 discs

Gospel, blues, country, folk, Western swing, bluegrass, Cajun, zydeco, Tejano and Native American are all uniquely American music genres; this four-part PBS documentary traces the development of these colorful musical styles. Rare and historic footage, performances by American music pioneers and interviews with artists such as the Carter Family, B.B. King, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan and others tell the story of America's rich musical history.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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