A look back to the 1920s, when the growth of radio had shattered record sales. Record companies travelled rural America and recorded the music of ordinary people for the first time.
A sanctified preacher unites a southern town using gospel music and protest songs. Plus, Charley Patton and Elder Burch record Delta Blues.
Throughout the 1920s, the Hispanics, Hawaiians, Cajuns and one forgotten folk singer are all brought together to make iconic records that reflect America's voice.
Popular contemporary artists use the last surviving recording system from the roaring 1920s to re-create iconic recording sessions from the decade.
T Bone Burnett
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