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Cocaine & Rhinestones: The History of Country Music Tyler Mahan Coe

    • History
    • 4.9 • 7.9K Ratings

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    ANNOUNCEMENT: Book Adaptation of Season 2

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Book Adaptation of Season 2

    Season 2 has been adapted into a book from Simon & Schuster, available now

    • 56 sec
    CR032/PH18 - Glenn

    CR032/PH18 - Glenn

    The end of one story is just the beginning of another.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    CR031/PH17 - Choices: George Jones' Last Run

    CR031/PH17 - Choices: George Jones' Last Run

    At least this whole story has a happy ending, right? Of course, whether or not that's true depends a lot on your personal definitions of both "happy ending" and "whole story" but, either way, today we reach the final chapter of George Jones' life. Don't worry, it'll all be over soon.

    • 2 hr 44 min
    CR030/PH16 - Another Lonely Song: The Tammy Wynette & George Richey Story

    CR030/PH16 - Another Lonely Song: The Tammy Wynette & George Richey Story

    Oh, you thought Jones had a hard time dealing with George Richey? Imagine being married to the guy. Today we say one of the saddest and most infuriating goodbyes we'll ever have to say, the one we say to Tammy Wynette.

    • 2 hr 20 min
    CR029/PH15 - Hell Stays Open All Night Long: George Jones, Phase III

    CR029/PH15 - Hell Stays Open All Night Long: George Jones, Phase III

    Oh, you're back to hear more things that will chill you to the bone? Then we can talk about what George Jones' life was like in the period leading up to and through the biggest hit of his career. If you've ever wondered what it's like to be afraid of a demonic duck or try murdering your best friend to test the existence of God, well, these are questions only George Jones can answer but just asking them makes for one jaw-dropping and heartbreaking story.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    CR028/PH14 - Divorce/Death: He Stopped Loving Her Today, The Grand Tour & A Good Year for the Roses

    CR028/PH14 - Divorce/Death: He Stopped Loving Her Today, The Grand Tour & A Good Year for the Roses

    It's a known fact that "He Stopped Loving Her Today" is the best and saddest country song of all time. But... is it?

    • 2 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7.9K Ratings

7.9K Ratings

Erikmustride ,

Great story telling.

I’m a big fan of REAL country music. The behind the scenes takes are funny and disturbing. Coes story telling is great and mysterious enough to keep you thinking about the real story.

Granted27 ,

Just Phenomenal

Listen to this series! If you have any interest in music -- country or not -- you will see all the connections between rock, country, blues et al. Well done! Thank you for your dedication to telling these stories. ❤️

Laffcat ,

We need you back!!!!

Please come back with more phenomenal history on our country music artists!! You are a wonderful and thorough host!

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