Music

Hanging Out With A Country Music Legend

Jerry Bradley sits a foot away from me, in an old waiting room chair from the RCA Records building on Music Row in Nashville.  It's one of hundreds of objects h...

6 Cool Things To Do In Owensboro, KY

If you're not a fan of Bluegrass music, don't be alarmed.  I barely knew enough about fiddles and the name Bill Monroe to save me from embarrassing myself. T...

Is Cleveland Still Rocking & Rolling?

On a chilly Saturday morning in October,  tourists from near and far descended on one of Ohio's most popular longtime attractions in droves.  The front doors we...

Music History Saved By Chance In MS

The 100 Men DBA Hall in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi once hosted many of the biggest names in music.  Fast forward to 2005 when the same building sat in disrepa...

Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

There's a reason more songs include Memphis in lyrics than any other city in America. (Sorry, New York City)  This place just oozes music.  While Sun Studio and...

The Studio That Changed The World

There's a lot to like about taking a tour of Sun Studio in Memphis.  For one - it's the best tour of an actual legendary recording studio in America.  It's auth...

Is Elvis Still The King Of Memphis?

Elvis Presley was first heard on local radio here on July 7, 1954.  It wasn't long after that WHBQ broadcast - the whole world linked Memphis, Tennessee to the ...

The Dirt Road To Johnny Cash

My family has always had property in what you'd call "the country".  You know - a place where the nearest grocery store is 30 miles away, the stars are unlimite...

Friday Night Drum Circle

// The one thing I heard over and over when I arrived in Asheville, North Carolina was that I absolutely had to visit the center of downtown to witness the ...

Friendly Pigeon Forge

During my visit, a local jokingly told me that Pigeon Forge, TN is located in the Bible belt, of the Bible belt. There's an overwhelming focus on Christianity a...