Ken Burns chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of the nation. From its roots in ballads, hymns, and the blues to its mainstream popularity, viewers will follow the evolution of country music over the course of the twentieth century as it eventually emerged to become America's music. Features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists.
a production of Florentine Films ; produced in association with WETA, Washington, DC ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Julie Dunfey, Ken Burns.
Special features: over 3 hours of additional content; over 30 bonus videos; behind-the scenes.
Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Editor, Erik Ewers ; cinematographer, Buddy Squires.
DVD; region 1; NTSC ; widescreen (16x9); English 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo, Spanish 2.0 stereo; with optional English/Spanish SDH subtitles and video descriptions.
English and Spanish audio with optional English (SDH) and Spanish (SDH) subtitles ; audio description in English.