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Opry Memories

Airs Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: John Schneider, host of "Opry Memories," taped at the historic Ryman Auditorium, the famous former home of the Grand Ole Opry

"Opry Memories" will take you back to the golden era of country music. Join host John Schneider from the Grand Ole Opry House as he brings you stars like Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, George Jones and Loretta Lynn performing their biggest hits in the prime of their careers.

Taped at the historic Ryman Auditorium, the famous former home of the Grand Ole Opry, these performances have been preserved and restored to pristine condition, with top quality sound and video and all are in beautiful, full color.

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Preview: Opry Memories

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Opry Memories: Johnny Cash "Folsom Prison Blues"

Above: Johnny Cash performs "Folsom Prison Blues" in this 1968 performance featured in "Opry Memories." Join host John Schneider for more performances from the golden era of country music.

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Opry Memories: Dolly Parton "I Will Always Love You"

Above: See Dolly Parton perform the country classic "I Will Always Love You" in this archival footage from 1974. Join host John Schneider for more performances from the golden era of country music in "Opry Memories."

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Opry Memories: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn "After the Fire is Gone"

Above: Watch Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn perform the classic duet "After the Fire is Gone" in this archival footage. Join host John Schneider for more performances from the golden era of country music in "Opry Memories."