Episode Detail: America's Music: The Roots of Country - America's Music: The Roots of Country
Tracing the early history of America's "homemade entertainment" (as Naomi Judd puts it) and examining Western music. Profiled: the Carter family, Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Wills, Gene Autry. Also interviewed: Chet Atkins, Dolly Parton, Alan Jackson, Merle Haggard. Kris Kristofferson narrates.