"I'm sorry. I'm just prattling on," she said. Her unnecessary apology came in the middle of a fascinating response about proudly growing up in Music City USA and how she first made an indirect connection to the industry in a carpool driven by a guy whose parents were "Rocky Top" songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.
Elizabeth Cook's guilty pleasure is Nashville. Better make that Nashville, the setting for an outrageous TV show with fictional country-western singers, songwriters and Music Row executives who play each other just as much as the music that made them famous. Maybe some truth lies inside that friction, though.
Nashville, Tennessee is widely associated with country music. But there is so much more to "The Music City" than country music alone. Each neighborhood is like its own little world.
Parker Millsap has plans. Lots of them. Presently, though, his biggest concern is trying to keep one of his mixed-breed dogs from having a family cat for a snack.
For a married couple of countrified rock 'n' rollers who stick to the bare essentials while taking turns banging the beaten drums and trading off other instruments onstage that look like hand-me-downs, Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent don't need a lot to keep them happy.
Spend an hour listening to any country music station these days and you may quickly notice that most songs make at least some reference to booze. Currently more than 10 percent of the top country songs contain drinking references in the title alone.
From poolside DJ sets to soulful jazz in a cozy lounge, hotels give their guests a unique way to enjoy the city without leaving the grounds. If you're someone who loves to kick back and enjoy live music, you'll definitely want to bookmark these 10 hotels!
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I believe that schools can make a contribution to reducing overall inequality of opportunity in our society and economy but in what might appear a contrary way: by actually creating inequality in schools.
Though always passionate about architecture and design, it wasn't until 1993, when Colleen Locke redecorated her family's farm house, that she truly fell in love with the process.
Nashville isn't the kind of place you go for a gorgeous landscape, but it is the place you'll return to, to fill your soul with music, hope, and history.
There are so many things to consider if you are contemplating a big move for your retirement. While the financial piece will dictate a lot of it, other things are important too like access to friends and family, cost of living, cost of housing, renting or buying, one home or two, and proximity of good healthcare or continuing education. Will you need a car? Is the new area safe?
As tunes have evolved, some cities have garnered more of a reputation than others for preserving music's narrative.
You haven't heard of Holland Marie. But you will. For two years the Nashville rocker has been ripping up Music City's honky tonks, marching across the stage in her skin-tight, black pleather pants, gyrating her hips and banging her long, brown locks with Def Leppard-like ferocity.
Ditch the single servings and dive into a punch bowl from one of these awesome cocktail spots.
Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. Memorial Day is Monday, and gay Pride season isn't far behind. June brings long days and LGBT events across the land.