Are you new to country music and want to know more about where the genre came from? Then look no further as we've got the bases covered with our History of Country Music sections. From Jimmie Rogers to Roy Acuff to the present, we've got it all here. This exhibit looks at some of the influential artists and songs of the late 1920's through the year 2000, era by era. Look around, you'll find artists from Gene Autry, Roy Acuff, Bob Wills, Hank Williams to Patsy Cline, Lefty Frizzell, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks and many others. Included in our narrative look are numerous rare images, sound clips, and digital movies.
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