Country Music - March 27

Learning with a Twang

Monday, March 27, 2023

Today is National Scribble Day, World Theatre Day, and Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day.

Women's History Month Resource of the Day: Country Music: A Nashville Story - The Carter Family

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Country Music


  • 1794 - The United States establishes a permanent navy.
  • 1866 - President of the United States of America Andrew Johnson vetoes the Civil Rights Act of 1866. His veto is overridden by Congress and the bill passes into law on April 9.
  • 1915 - Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of the disease ever identified in the United States is put in quarantine for the second time, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
  • 1964 - The Good Friday Earthquake, with a magnitude of 9.2 strikes Southcentral Alaska, killing 125.



  • Sarah Vaughan - Misty - LISTEN
  • Mariah Carey - Alway's Be My Baby - LISTEN

THEME:  Country Music

  • Grades: PreK-1 - Sesame Street- Oscar and Johnny Cash - Nasty Dan (2:13) - MUST VIEW
  • Grades: PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Garth Brooks (3:06) - VIEW
  • Grades: PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Sugarland and Elmo (2:46) - VIEW
  • Grades K-12 -  Southern Living - 11 Classic Country Songs Every Kid Should Know - READ AND VIEW
  • Grades 6-12  - EDSITEment- Thomas Hart Benton: Sources of Country Music Lesson Plan - READ and DO
  • Grades 6-12 -  PBS LearningMedia -  Ken Burns In the Classroom - Country Music Collection - READ, VIEW, DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Country Music: A Nashville Story - Unapologetically Black Country: The Black Opry (5:54) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - KWTO - Legendary Live Country Radio (54:00) - VIEW
  • Grades: 9-12 - NHPBS Video- Ken Burns - Country Music Series - VIEW 


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (802) Live Stream More Options

Monday, 3/27 from 10-11:30 pm NHPBS
The bonds of sisterhood, and the parallels of struggles among generations of women in China, are drawn together by the once-secret written language of Nushu, the only script designed and used exclusively by women. INDEPENDENT LENS Streaming Video

NHPBS EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (801) More Options

Monday, 3/27 from 2-3 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Sixty years ago, while pursuing their dreams of careers in classical dance, Joan Myers Brown, Delores Browne and Raven Wilkinson (the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo's first black ballerina) confronted racism, exclusion, and unequal opportunity in segregated mid-century America. In 2015, three young black women also pursue careers as ballerinas and find that many of the same obstacles their predecessors faced are still evident in the ballet world today. BLACK BALLERINA Streaming Video 

Monday, 3/27 from 3:30-4:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso and indie rock band Lucius provide an entertaining hour of imaginative music. North Carolina's Sylvan Esso play songs from their LP Free Love. Acclaimed act Lucius perform tunes from their album Second Nature. AUSTIN CITY LIMITS Streaming Video

NH WORLD - 11.3 Comcast (965) More Options

Monday, 3/27 from 8-9:30 pm NH WORLD
Leading up to the 2018 midterm elections in the heart of the Midwest, three women take on entrenched local political networks in their fight to reshape politics on their own terms. INDEPENDENT LENS.Streaming Video

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