Gone Country Episodes

Saturday February 3rd – 7.30pm AEDT

Selling over 90 million records over five decades – and being inducted into both the Country Hall of Fame and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame – Johnny Cash, all in all, is a giant of entertainment. This unforgettable film reveals the untold story of Johnny’s quest for stardom and of the pitfalls he encountered en route. His remarkable story is intertwined with rare concert footage which underlines the magic of his performances. Featuring all-time great tracks including Ring of Fire, A Boy Named Sue and Five Feet High and Rising.

Saturday February 3rd – 8.30pm AEDT

Neil Young was honoured as the 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, superstar artists paid tribute to the legendary singer, songwriter and performer with inspired versions of some of his most memorable songs. Features Elvis Costello, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Ben Harper, Elton John, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Keith Urban and others.

Saturday February 10th – 7.30pm AEDT

Master songwriter Jimmy Webb takes viewers though his remarkable career, including his songs for Glen Campbell, and his forthright views about country music and the future of songwriting.

Saturday February 10th – 8.30pm AEDT

Inducted into more music Halls of Fame than any female recording artist to date, this Legendary country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn is loved by fans from across the world. Lynn looks back at her long and extraordinary life.

Saturday February 17th – 7.30pm AEDT

Musician Glen Campbell starts a farewell tour after he is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and he and his family navigate the unpredictable nature of the disease through love, laughter and music.

Saturday February 24 – 7.30pm AEDT

Patsy Cline defined modern country music by using her singular talent and heart‐wrenching emotional depth to break down barriers of gender, class and genre. In her music and her life, she set a standard of authenticity towards which artists still strive. After years of hard work to overcome industry gender biases and her own personal hardships and professional missteps, she achieved success, only to have it punctured by uncanny premonitions and her untimely death at age 30. With exclusive access to the Cline estate, the film features rare performances of such Cline classics as “Walkin’ After Midnight” “Three Cigarettes in an Ashtray,” “Come On In,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Crazy,” “You Made Me Love You” and more. The documentary also features exclusive archival interviews with Cline’s contemporaries and new interviews with artists who have been influenced by Cline: LeAnn Rimes, Kacey Musgraves, Rhiannon Giddens, Wanda Jackson, Bill Anderson, Beverly D’Angelo, Callie Khouri, Reba McEntire, Mickey Guyton and more. Narrated by Rosanne Cash, Patsy Cline: American Masters examines the roots of Cline’s impact in both personal and cultural terms to illuminate how she arrived at a pivotal moment in the evolution of American culture and synthesized country, pop and rock in a new way.

Saturday February 24th – 8.30pm AEDT

Johnny Cash was one of the most influential figures in country music history. His distinctive voice which neither sounded Nashville nor Rock ‘n’ Roll was to score him over 100 hits singles in the USA and made him into one of the country’s biggest stars of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. This early recording of Johnny Cash shows his raw talent and earthy appeal.