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Out of the Many, the One

Discover how America’s diverse cultures and Mississippi John Hurt transformed music.

Blood and Soil

Travel to rural America as Charley Patton and Elder Burch record early Delta blues.

The Big Bang

Travel to 1920s as the Carter Family and the Memphis Jug Band make their first records.

About American Epic

Travel the country in search of unknown 1920s artists, when the music of ordinary Americans was recorded for the first time, transforming music forever, in a three-part film narrated by Robert Redford, featuring Jack White, Nas, Taj Mahal and others.

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