American Epic

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Peermusic is honored to be part of the four-part documentary series 'American Epic' produced by T-Bone Burnett, Jack White and Robert Redford about the dawn of American popular music as it exists today.

Ralph S. Peer was at the forefront of this endevaour, his work and the field recordings that he carried out features heavily in the first two episodes, along with interviews by Ralph Peer II.

Episodes 1 and 2 are now available to watch on BBC iPlayer, the series continues this Sunday (04/06/2017) on BBC 4 at 10pm. 

Listen to the peermusic songs featured in the series, including groundbreaking recordings by The Carter Family, The Memphis Jug Band and Jimmie Rodgers. Click Here.