From the inspiration of riverboat captain Thomas Ryman, to the most significant home of the Grand Ole Opry, from the struggle for its preservation to its eventual restoration, makes The Ryman the definitive “Mother Church” of country music and a testament to American musical history. Learn more from this archival clip from NPT’s original documentary The Ryman: The Mother Church of Country Music.
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