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Tennessee at The Kennedys

Tennessee was well represented at the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors. Almost all of the musicians who performed to honor the recipients had a connection with the state and its music. Beginning with Ringo Starr, who recorded his Beaucoups of … Continue reading

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From the Tallahatchie Bridge to the company store

Yesterday was “the third of June,” and since I was not in the Delta, I can’t tell you if it was sleepy or dusty this year. But I can tell you that each year on that date, the song that … Continue reading

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Music in Music City

Living in Nashville is a wonderful thing, especially if you love music. After all, it’s Music City, USA. I’m sure I speak for other music business professionals when I say that even though you may pick, sing, write or produce … Continue reading

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Kristofferson IV

September 13, 2014, for the fourth time since 1977, I saw Kris Kristofferson in concert. Truly a man who needs no introduction, he walked on stage with his guitar over his shoulder, smiled at the thunderous applause reverberating through the … Continue reading

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Nashville Blues

Johnny Jones’ red Gibson guitar stood on stage alone as a symbol of its late owner and others who cut their blues teeth in Nashville during the city’s R&B glory days. Jones was a fixture in the Music City blues … Continue reading

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Independence (every) Day

There are certain times of the year when people say, “It’s a shame we don’t feel this way every day.” Then the next day comes and after we talk about how we celebrated the day before, we go on about … Continue reading

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Elvis ate here…almost

The first time I remember hearing about Decatur, Alabama was when Elvis Presley played the Mobile Municipal Auditorium in Mobile, Alabama on September 14, 1970. I was a thirteen year old rabidly star-struck Elvis fan. My parents took my buddy … Continue reading

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