Educator Resources for Country Music

Pull your boots on, climb into your pickup truck, and head down to your local honky-tonk--it’s time to get country! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby trace the history of this uniquely American art form. You’ll find out how today’s country music industry evolved from the traditional folk music of the Appalachian Mountains. You’ll also discover how a Nashville radio show helped turn hardworking musicians into national stars. Meet some of the kings and queens of country music, including Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, and Johnny Cash. And finally, learn the differences between bluegrass, the Nashville sound, Western swing, and other country styles! So lose those high lonesome blues and click on this movie!