'Honky Tonks, Hymns and the Blues' A special 11-part weekly series, airing Fridays on Morning Edition, highlights the creation of the American musical traditions that give this country its own unique sound. Part III examines the influential connections between gospel music and country and bluegrass.
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'Honky Tonks, Hymns and the Blues'

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A special 11-part weekly series, airing Fridays on Morning Edition, highlights the creation of the American musical traditions that give this country its own unique sound. Part III examines the influential connections between gospel music and country and bluegrass.

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