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Roy Acuff (center) on the Grand Ole Opry, c.1940 [Credit: Courtesy of Grand Ole Opry Archives]
Roy Acuff (center) on the Grand Ole Opry, c.1940

Hard Times (1933–1945)

Watch as Nashville becomes the heart of the country music industry. The genre grows in popularity during the Great Depression and World War II as America falls in love with singing cowboys, Texas Swing and the Grand Ole Opry's Roy Acuff.

Rating: 
TV14
Length: 
1 hour 56 minutes
Closed Caption: 
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