Mountain Stage: Bristol: The Birthplace of Country Music

  • 2007
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

The 80th anniversary of record producer Ralph Peer's July 1927 foray to Bristol, Tenn., where he discovered such seminal acts as Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family and Blind Alfred Reed. Performers include Ralph Stanley; Tim and Joel O'Brien; Ollabelle; Odetta; Darrell Scott; the Yonder Mountain String Band; Roni Stoneman; Dale Jett; and Reagan Boggs. La (more…)

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The 80th anniversary of record producer Ralph Peer's July 1927 foray to Bristol, Tenn., where he discovered such seminal acts as Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family and Blind Alfred Reed. Performers include Ralph Stanley; Tim and Joel O'Brien; Ollabelle; Odetta; Darrell Scott; the Yonder Mountain String Band; Roni Stoneman; Dale Jett; and Reagan Boggs. Larry Groce hosts.

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