Country Music History
Museum tour pre- and post-activities, artist biographies, videos, exhibition guides and more
Brief two-minute videos allow students to explore country music artists, like DeFord Bailey and Dolly Parton, and Museum artifacts, like the original lyrics to “Rocky Top” and Elvis Presley’s Cadillac Limousine.
Composed largely of primary source multimedia from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum archives, Artifact Bytes are free and accessible through online registration. For immediate access, click below.
Grade Level: 2 - 8; Select Standards: TN Music Foundations: R1, R2, Cn1, Cn2; TN Social Studies: SSP.01, 3.31, 5.05, 5.51, 5.52; TN Science: 3.ETS2.1, 4.ETS2.3