American Masters

How Patsy Cline overcame the good ol' boys club

Clip: Season 31 Episode 3 | 1m 20s

When Patsy Cline began working in country music, female headliners were rare. Her tenacity and talent allowed her to overcome bias and become one of the first female solo artists in country music.

Aired: 03/04/17

Rating: NR

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