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COUNTRY POP LEGENDS (MY MUSIC)
TUESDAY, AUGUST 9 AT 8:30 PM
EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS

- Country Music Legend Roy Clark Hosts a Reunion Featuring Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Hank Locklin, BJ Thomas and More -

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 full-length vintage gems from the vaults. Country Pop Legends airs on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 8:30 p.m. on Eight.

This is about respect and preserving the legacy of so many classic country performers who 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.”

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

About Eight, Arizona PBS

Eight, Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture -- utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.

Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.