Tag Archives: Bluebird Cafe

Off Broadway

“Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” According to baseball great Yogi Berra in The Yogi Book (I Really Didn’t Say Everything I Said), he made that comment in 1959 to Stan Musial and Joe Garagiola about a favorite restaurant … Continue reading

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“It” is still music for me

The new “It City.” That designation was bestowed upon Nashville by the New York Times in 2013 but is now the apparent collective self-image of our town. In attending and viewing recent mayoral forums and debates, it seemed to me … Continue reading

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Why I’m “just saying no”

First, let me say how happy and proud I am that so many organizations have honored the memory of my wife, Gail Kerr, since her death March 25. I have participated with enthusiasm in the ceremonies and events I believe … Continue reading

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Singing Grandma’s Feather Bed with Jim Connor

Jim Connor first came in to my consciousness because I was a John Denver fan when I was in high school.  I was a young guitarist with a growing interest in songwriting.  I studiously read the composers’ names in parentheses … Continue reading

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Songwriters- The Heart and Soul of the Bluebird Cafe

One of Nashville’s icons is the Bluebird Café, a Mecca for songwriters who want to make it big and songwriters who have made it big. In business for over a quarter of a century, the Bluebird draws people from all … Continue reading

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