Country

Country Pop Legends

 

Country pop legends perform their biggest and most-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s in this special. Country music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip down three decades of memory lane. Performances from Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Bill Anderson, BJ Thomas, the Bellamy Brothers and more are intermixed with full-length vintage archival gems from the vaults.

 

The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum

 

Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson – “the Mt. Rushmore of country music” – for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like “Big River,” “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Always on My Mind.”

 

Last of the Breed

 

Country music legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price delivered a treasure trove of honky-tonk hits and Texas swing tunes on their album Last of the Breed. In this concert from 2007, the trio performs selections from the album and new versions of their greatest hits.

 

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS
Sturgill Simpson / Asleep at the Wheel

 

Sturgill Simpson

 

Sturgill Simpson’s performs songs from his album Metamodern Sounds in Country Music; Asleep at the Wheel plays songs from the album Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.

 

 

Asleep at the Wheel

 

Our American Family:
The Furutas

 

Through hard work, the Furutas, a Japanese American family in Wintersburg, CA established a successful goldfish farm, only to have their business devastated and family separated in the wake of WWII. Following years in an Arizona relocation camp, their indomitable spirit prevails as they return home and band together to pursue the American dream a second time.

 

NATURE
My Congo

 

Wildlife cameraman Vianet Djenguet has lived half of his life in Europe, yet his heart still lies in his homeland, the Congo. In this journey of discovery, Djenguet returns to his roots to reveal the beauty and majesty of his country and its people.

 

GLOBE TREKKER
Tough Trains: Siberia

 

Trekker Zay Harding boards the infamous “Ice Train” for a wintry trip to the far north of Siberia, deep inside the Arctic Circle on the world’s northernmost railway line. His journey takes him through Tobolksk to the gas fields of Novy Urengoy and follows the abandoned route of Stalin’s “Railway of Death.” He visits a Communist gulag and camps overnight with the Nenet nomadic tribe.

 

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band:
50 Years and Circlin’ Back

 

Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.

 

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