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“Will the Circle Be Unbroken:” Country Music’s Anthem

Featured artists discuss this special song's meaning to Americans.

Betty Johnson: The Johnson Family Singers 1930s

Betty Johnson discusses growing up in a family band of six.

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Spanish Version | “The Rub”

So-called “hillbilly music” reaches new listeners and launches its first stars’ careers.

“I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1953 – 1963)

Visit Memphis during the era of rockabilly, and see how Patsy Cline rises to stardom.

“The Hillbilly Shakespeare” (1945 – 1953)

Meet the country stars of post-war America, including the Hillbilly Shakespeare.

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