01/05/2012 03:35 pm ET

Navigating Nashville's Music Scene

The Grand Ole Opry is back at the Ryman for a spell. For those just blowing into town, the Ryman is our capital of culture and surrounding Broadway the city center. And if you know anything about the history of country music in Nashville, the Opry's return is a reason to rejoice. Will Rogers lassoed on that stage. Hank sang. Bill Monroe, Chet Atkins, and a thousand more thrilled. The idea that a pilgrim can still hold a sᅢᄅance downtown with old purveyors of revelry and mirth is a pleasing thought.

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