Film Screening: Century of Country: Bakersfield and the Outlaws (1999)

April 28, 2013
Event By: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Address: 222 Fifth Avenue South Nashville, TN 37203 Email: info@CountryMusicHallofFame.org Phone: (615) 416-2001
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James Garner hosted this thirteen-part mini-series examining the origins and history of country music. This episode highlights the influence of Buck Owens and the Bakersfield Sound, and explores the ways it set the stage for the Outlaw movement and artists like Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson. Made possible by Iron Mountain Film and Sound Archives. Presented in support of the Museum’s exhibit The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, Support provided by the Academy of Country Music, Ford Motor Company Fund, and SunTrust. 43 minutes. Free.

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