Country music passports promote sound tourism in East Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Ken Burns documentary film “Country Music” generated new interest in the history of the genre in 2019. Now there’s a clear pathway for the old tunes to carry tourism to East Tennessee.

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development created a special “Country Music” passport with 22 destinations featured in the 16.5-hour documentary.

The passport is now available at any of the 16 Tennessee Welcome Centers. It will also be included as a special insert in the 2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide scheduled for release Jan. 8.

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