Country Soul

Memphis has a rich musical history tied to blues, rock and roll, and soul music. In his book, Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American… read more

Memphis has a rich musical history tied to blues, rock and roll, and soul music. In his book, Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South, author Charles Hughes talked about Memphis' role in the music industry during the 1960s and 1970s. He discussed how the music intersected with the political issues of the time.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Memphis, Tennessee, from September 15-21, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Country Soul

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Program ID:
454151-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Nov 17, 2018 | 7:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 18, 2018 | 8:50am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 17, 2018 | 7:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2018 | 8:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
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