Season 1: Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music is Nashville’s story – central to the culture and history of Middle Tennessee. Nashville Public Television is dedicated to sharing the many stories that form the fabric of this unique American art form. Country Music: A Nashville Story is a collection of stories gathered by NPT over its 50+ year history.

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Fan Fair: Family Reunion | Country Music: A Nashville Story

In the summer of 1976, legendary performers took part in the CMA’s Family Reunion Show.

Fan Fair: Family Reunion | Country Music: A Nashville Story

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story Waylon Jennings | Part 2 | Country Music: A Nashville Story

Country Music: A Nashville Story

Waylon Jennings | Part 2 | Country Music: A Nashville Story

Waylon Jennings discusses his book “Waylon” on A WORD ON WORDS with John Seigenthaler.

Waylon Jennings | Part 2 | Country Music: A Nashville Story

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Waylon Jennings | Part 1 | Country Music: A Nashville Story

Waylon Jennings discusses his book “Waylon” on A WORD ON WORDS with John Seigenthaler.

Waylon Jennings | Part 1 | Country Music: A Nashville Story

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story The Ryman | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

The Ryman | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

The Ryman is the definitive "Mother Church" of country music and American musical history.

The Ryman | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Minnie Pearl | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

A rarely seen side of Minnie Pearl, country music comedian, from NPT's video archives.

Minnie Pearl | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

The Carter Family | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music icon "Mother" Maybelle Carter shares the Carter family story with NPT.

The Carter Family | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Shenandoah | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music stars Shenandoah shares their thoughts on country music & Nashville with NPT

Shenandoah | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story Tracy Lawrence | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

Tracy Lawrence | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star Tracy Lawrence shares her thoughts on country music & Nashville with NP

Tracy Lawrence | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Jo Dee Messina | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star Jo Dee Messina shares her thoughts on country music.

Jo Dee Messina | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story Deana Carter | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

Deana Carter | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star Deana Carter shares her thoughts on country music & Nashville with NPT.

Deana Carter | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Scotty McCreery | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star Scotty McCreery shares his thoughts on country music.

Scotty McCreery | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story What is Country Music: A Nashville Story? | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

What is Country Music: A Nashville Story? | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story is NPT's archive of Nashville's country music history.

What is Country Music: A Nashville Story? | NPT

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story Mark Wills | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

Mark Wills | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star Mark Wills shares his thoughts on country music & Nashville with NPT.

Mark Wills | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

QUEEVA | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star QUEEVA shares her thoughts on country music & Nashville with NPT.

QUEEVA | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Kelsey Lamb | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star Kelsey Lamb shares her thoughts on country music & Nashville with NPT.

Kelsey Lamb | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Tyler Reese Tritt | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country music star Tyler Reese Tritt shares her thoughts on country music & Nashville.

Tyler Reese Tritt | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

The Echo Chamber | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Kathy Mattea shares her story about the echo chamber at Jack’s Tracks on Music Row.

The Echo Chamber | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Music Row’s Sidemen | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Roger Miller has a session with Music Row's sidemen in this clip from NPT’s archives.

Music Row’s Sidemen | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story Harold Bradley | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

Harold Bradley | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Harold Bradley shares his point of view on what makes the Nashville sound.

Harold Bradley | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Brett Kissel | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

NPT’s interview with Brett Kissel on Nashville & country music at the 2019 CMA festival.

Brett Kissel | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

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Country Music: A Nashville Story

Roy Acuff | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Roy Acuff is delighted by Nashville Public Television’s commitment to country music.

Roy Acuff | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story Connie Smith | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

Connie Smith | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Connie Smith shares why public television stations, like NPT, are important.

Connie Smith | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Video thumbnail: Country Music: A Nashville Story Jean Shepard | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Country Music: A Nashville Story

Jean Shepard | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT

Jean Shepard shares her views on the importance of public television stations like NPT.

Jean Shepard | Country Music: A Nashville Story | NPT