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The music of McDill

Amanda. Good Ole Boys Like Me. Don’t Close Your Eyes. It is hard to read those song titles without their melodies and the voices of the singers who made them famous coming to mind. The songwriter who built those works … Continue reading

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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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