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  • John Denver: Country Boy

    Airs Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
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    At the peak of his fame in the 1970s, John Denver was the most popular singer in America. He performed at sold-out concerts, his albums sold more than 100 million copies, his TV specials got top ratings, and he was named poet laureate of his adopted Colorado. Yet this man, who brought happiness to millions, was filled with insecurity, suffered from depression, and was savaged by the music critics. Exploring the private life and public legacy of America’s Everyman, this intimate profile includes exclusive accounts from those closest to him, including former wives and managers, his son and brother, the musicians who toured with him for decades and the friends who knew the real John Denver.

  • MY MUSIC: Country Pop Legends

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

  • Red Rock Serenade

    Airs Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
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    A compelling departure from much of television fare, "Red Rock Serenade" takes viewers on a meditative journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s iconic red rock country, including Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Grand Canyon National Parks — all set to music by some of the world’s greatest classical composers, including Bach, Brahms, Chopin and Beethoven.

  • John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (MY MUSIC)

    Airs Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
    Lead photo John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (MY MUSIC)

    "John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind" focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Presented by the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful ("Do You Believe In Magic"), this program features a treasure trove of historical footage that has not been seen in more than four decades, plus new performances by artists who are still appearing in concert today.