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Talkin' Country "Hard Times" (1933 – 1945)
Bob Brumley, president of Albert E. Brumley and Sons Music, Mark Jones and Dave Smith discuss the second episode of Ken Burns' "Country Music." Nashville becomes the heart of the country music industry. The genre grows in popularity during the Great Depression and World War II as America falls in love with singing cowboys, Texas Swing and the Grand Ole Opry's Roy Acuff.