He’s done in-depth examinations on all sorts of American traditions, including baseball, jazz, national parks, the Dust Bowl and of course the Civil War. So it’s little surprise to learn that acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns is now setting his sights on country music.
The Cup Game is easy enough. You need a plastic cup, rhythm and a little bit of patience to play.
When it comes to portrayals of the late country legend June Carter Cash, can Jewel stand up to Reese Witherspoon?
Hank Williams has one, Miles Davis has one. So do Patsy Cline, Roy Acuff, Bob Wills, and the Carter Family. Now it’s Johnny’s turn.