American Epic

The Big Bang

Episode 101 | 54m 13s Video has closed captioning.

Travel to 1920s Tennessee as the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, and the Memphis Jug Band make their first records with producer Ralph Peer on a revolutionary portable recording machine, creating the first recordings of R&B and country songs.

Aired: 05/16/17

Rating: NR

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