Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music

PREVIEW

Preview

Examine the history of bluegrass music, from its origins to its eventual worldwide popularity, and hear from dozens of musicians who explain the ways bluegrass music transcends generational, cultural and geographic boundaries.

AIRED: August 30, 2019 | 0:00:30
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
TRANSCRIPT

(bluegrass music)

- I mean I think of bluegrass as like

one of those very, sort of ingrained,

American things like baseball.

- I just fell in love with bluegrass

when I first heard it as a teenager.

- When I heard Earl Scruggs, man that did it for me.

- To hear a banjo and a fiddle

and a bass back there just driving it, and a guitar.

- Wow, what is that?

♪ In the window

♪ Just shined long ago where I lived ♪


FEATURED PROGRAMS