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OPRY MEMORIES
SATURDAY, JUNE 4 AT 8:30 PM
EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS

- Take a Trip Down Memory Lane With Historic Performances From the Stage of
The Grand Ole Opry, 1965-1975

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.
These performances have been preserved and restored to pristine condition, with top quality sound and video and all are in beautiful, full color.

All of the performances were taped at the historic Ryman Auditorium, the original home of the Grand Ole Opry. Opry Memories airs Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 8:30 p.m. on Eight.

Highlights include:
 “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash,
“I Will Always Love You” by Dolly Parton,
“The Grand Tour” by George Jones,
“Stand By Your Man” by Tammy Wynette,
“Coal Miner’s Daughter” by Loretta Lynn, and
“Jackson” by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash.

Song List:
• “Stand By Your Man” – Tammy Wynette
• “The Grand Tour” – George Jones
• “Ring of Fire” – Johnny Cash
• “Flowers on the Wall” – The Statler Brothers
• “Kaw-Liga” – Charlie Pride
• “I Will Always Love You” – Dolly Parton
• “After the Fire Is Gone” – Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
• “Jackson” – Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash
• “Still” – Bill Anderson
• “Oh Lonesome Me” – Don Gibson
• “Rose Garden” – Lynn Anderson
• “Coal Miner’s Daughter” – Loretta Lynn
• “Hello Darlin’” – Conway Twitty
• “We’re Gonna Hold On” – George Jones and Tammy Wynette
• “Holding Onto Nothin’” – Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton
• “For the Good Times” – Ray Price
• “Help Me Make It Through the Night” – Sammi Smith
• “Folsom Prison Blues” – Johnny Cash

 

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.