Out & About in Nashville: Ken Burns’ “Country Music: Live at the Ryman”

When filmmaker Ken Burns announced that the subject of his next PBS mega-documentary would be country music, I’ll admit that I was very excited.  If you’re a Burns junkie like I am, you are likely willing to watch whatever it is that he and his team assemble for our viewing pleasure.

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve watched – in parts or its entirety – 1990’s hallmark The Civil War.  While not his first work, it’s certainly the one that made Ken Burns into a household name.  I’ve lovingly watched over the years as Burns has woven the tales of The RooseveltsBaseballJazzThe National Parks, and the one with the closest impact on my life, The Vietnam War. [READ MORE]