Illinois Country

Voices from Illinois Country: What’s “Real” Country Music


What's 'real' country music to you? Is it Lil Wayne? Garth Brooks? Dolly Parton? Glenn Campbell? Many people believe 'real' country music died years ago. The "Illinois Country" documentary team heard this same mantra again and again from country musicians, experts and fans old and young as they filmed "Illinois Country."  In this short video, Belmont University professor Don Cusic and country star David Lee Murphy weigh on the controversy.