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Country and roots music with a foot in the past and a foot in the future

The best of country and roots music, past, present and future. With the 2013 Americana Awards only a few weeks away, Bob will be looking at some of the runners and riders for honours and marking two significant events in the country music calendar: the 40th anniversary of the death of country rock pioneer Gram Parsons and Hank Williams' 90th birthday.

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57 minutes

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Thu 5 Sep 2013 19:00

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