Ken Burns’ latest series “Country Music” is now airing and streaming on WTTW11 and wttw.com.
You may have noticed a surprising amount of Chicago mentions in the story, including the story of the WLS Barn Dance, the precursor to Nashville's Grand Old Opry.
Joining us for a little perspective are the founders of a traditional country band in Chicago called Big Sadie: Elise Bergman, of Chicago, plays the stand-up bass; and Collin Moore, who is from Tennessee, plays the acoustic guitar.
Video: Husband-and-wife country singers Elise Bergman and Collin Moore perform their song “Only You” in the “Chicago Tonight” studio.
Learn more about the series “Country Music.”