The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Nashville, Tennessee, maintains a mission of preserving, protecting, and interpreting the ongoing story of country music. That mission includes safeguarding a peerless collection of country music artifacts, and connecting music lovers with those historic stories and the new ones being told through today's artists. That connection comes alive through dynamic exhibitions, live performances and interviews, educational programming, original multimedia storytelling, and more. Here, explore a mix of the Museum's original programming and rare video footage culled from its collection.
Kenny Rogers and the First Edition • Panel Discussion, 2015
During this panel discussion, Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers reunites with four members of his former band, the First Edition, for a jovial and moving conversation that includes a surprise, show-ending performance.
The Museum’s Peter Cooper hosts the freewheeling talk with Rogers...
During this 2015 program, Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Kim Carnes performs some of her best-known songs—including the biggest hit of 1981, “Bette Davis Eyes”—and details her journey from a Pasadena, California, childhood to a place as a much-lauded Nashville songwriter.