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MY MUSIC: Country Pop Legends

Airs Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: BJ Thomas. Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and best-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 60s and 70s in this MY MUSIC special. County music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip down three decades of memory lane.

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Courtesy of TJL Productions

Glen Campbell

Courtesy of TJL Productions

Crystal Gayle

Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and best-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 60s and 70s in this MY MUSIC special. County music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip down three decades of memory lane.

New performances from Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Hank Locklin, Bill Anderson, BJ Thomas, the Bellamy Brothers, the Browns and more are intermixed with classic full-length vintage archival gems from the vaults.

"Country Pop Legends" includes the following performances:

• “Southern Nights”/“Rhinestone Cowboy” – Glen Campbell

• “Please Send Me the Pillow You Dream On”/“Please Help Me I’m Falling” – Hank Locklin

• Gene Autry – archival tribute

• “The Old Lamplighter”/“The Three Bells” – The Browns (reunited)

• “Tennessee Waltz” – Patti Page

• Eddy Arnold – archival tribute

• “Still”/“City Lights” – Bill Anderson

• Tammy Wynette – archival tribute

• “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” – Crystal Gayle

• Johnny Cash and Buck Owens – archival tribute

• “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”/“Hooked on a Feeling” – BJ Thomas

• “I Can Help” – Billy Swan

• “Let Your Love Flow” – Bellamy Brothers

“This is about respect and preserving the legacy of so many classic country performers that defined the soundtrack of generations,” says TJ Lubinsky, executive producer and creator of the MY MUSIC series. “In our MY MUSIC specials, we’ve gone from doo wop to disco, folk rock to movie songs; now it’s time for music straight from the heartland.”

This program originally aired in 2011.

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Preview: My Music: Country Pop Legends

Above: Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and best-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 60s and 70s in this MY MUSIC special. County music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip down three decades of memory lane.