Country music is defined as "a form of popular music originating in the rural southern US. It is traditionally a mixture of ballads and dance tunes played characteristically on fiddle, guitar, steel guitar, drums, and keyboard."

Spartanburg Musical History | ETV Upstate


A short profile of many popular musicians who got their start in Spartanburg, S.C., including Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones, Paul Riddle, the Marshall Tucker Band, Pink Anderson (from whom Pink...
SC Music and Musicians | Conversations on SC History
Episode 19


Noted South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar discusses the key issues in SC History. in this episode, learn about South Carolina Music and Musicians. Genres of music like spirituals, blues, gospel...
Country | Gullah Music
Episode 8


Country music as we know it today grew out of blues and folk music. In country music’s earliest form, southern musicians both white and black, created music for the working class that told stories...
Bill's Music Shop | ETV Shorts


"Friday At Bill's" is a story about music and it's also a story about a small business in transition. Bill Wells, founder of Bill's Music Shop and Pickin' Parlor, died in November 2011, and his son...