American Roots Music Episodes

2001, TV Show

Episode Detail: This Land Is Your Land - American Roots Music

The evolution and influence of folk music, the blues and Western swing is detailed via the careers of such luminaries as Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe, Flatt and Scruggs, Merle Travis, Ernest Tubb, Lefty Frizzell, Kitty Wells, Hank Williams, Sonny Boy Williamson, B.B. King and Elvis Presley. Featured are comments from Ray Benson, James Cotton, Lester Flatt, Bela Fleck, Doug Green, Merle Haggard, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Pete Seeger and Marty Stuart.

Episodes: American Roots Music (4)

11/19/2001: All My Children of the Sun    Season 1, Episode 4
11/12/2001: The Times They Are a-Changin'    Season 1, Episode 3
11/5/2001: This Land Is Your Land    Season 1, Episode 2
10/29/2001: When First unto This Country    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premise: A four-part look at indigenous and imported early American music and its evolution, as styles were combined to create new forms.

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