Country Music

Les Leverett: Opry Photographer

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Les Leverett was the official staff photographer for The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN, from 1960-1992. During those 32 years, he captured images of nearly every country star of note, from Minnie Pearl and Roy Acuff to Garth Brooks and Emmylou Harris. Along the way, his photographs revealed the changes and continuities in the music he loved and the people who made it.

Aired: 09/15/19

Rating: TV-PG

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Funding for Country Music was provided by Bank of America, the Annenberg Foundation, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Belmont University, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville …

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