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COUNTRY MUSIC : “The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

Premieres Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET

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Meet the country stars of post-war America, including the Hillbilly Shakespeare, Hank Williams.
  • Airdate(s): 9/17/2019, 8:00 - 10:00 PM ET
  • #: 103
  • Original Broadcast: 9/17/19
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Episode Description

See how the bluegrass sound spreads in post-war America, and meet honky-tonk star Hank Williams, whose songs of surprising emotional depth are derived from his troubled and tragically short life.

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