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Country MusicCountry Music
PBS, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, Music | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America's music.

Hip Hop UncoveredHip Hop Uncovered
FX, 2021 On Hiatus | Music, Documentary | ► Trailer

A docuseries, reveals the untold story of how America's streets helped shape hip hop culture.

Spicks & SpecksSpicks & Specks
ABC1, 2005 Running | Comedy, Music, Game Show | ► Trailer

Get ready for a fast, furious and funny delve into musical history with Spicks & Specks, ABC TV's new weekly comedy game show screening Wednesdays at 8.30pm. Hosted each week by comedian Adam Hills, and featuring team captains Alan Brough and Myf Warhurst. Each week, the trio are joined by four guests from the worlds of comedy, music and entertainment.

Origins of Hip HopOrigins of Hip Hop
A&E, 2022 On Hiatus | Music, Documentary

Narrated by renowned rapper Nas, "Origins of Hip-Hop" explores many of Hip-Hop's most celebrated and groundbreaking stars as they share the experiences that molded them into the legendary artists they became. The series will explore the origins of Busta Rhymes, Eve, Fat Joe, Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T, Ja Rule, Lil Jon, and Uncle Luke as they reflect on their personal journeys and the evolutions of their artistic points of view through their own eyes.

PBS, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Music, History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

This series explores the history of the major American musical form. We track its development in African American culture, its rise to prominence with its golden age of popularity spanning from the 1920's to the mid 1940's both in its original form and in Swing through its popular decline and the rise of vital new sub-genres into the present day. Along the way, we learn of the lives and work of major contributors to the form such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Charlie "Bird" Parker and many others who helped form Jazz into the vibrant musical form it is. Moreover, we see how the music reflected the political and social issues of the African American community over the course of the form's history.

ICON: Music Through The LensICON: Music Through The Lens
Sky Arts 1, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Takes viewers on a fascinating journey through the history and cultural impact of music photography.