…to beverly hills : a reflection on ken burns “country music” documentary pt. II

Read Part I Here “There’s a paradox that’s always existed in country music. How much change do you embrace? And how much change can you make without completely obliterating what you were and what you came from?” — Bill C. Malone, Historian The synchronized growth of the City of Nashville and Country Music is something…

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from bristol… : a reflection on the ken burns “country music” documentary pt. I

please note: I had really great intentions about writing this post the day after Country Music ended. But then I got engaged and was surrounded for people by four days and went back to work and couldn’t get my head on straight before hosting a weekend retreat that has left me entirely exhausted and ready…

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copycat conundrum.

Several years ago I was a fresh college graduate with a degree in the cool kids’¬†Entertainment Industry Studies program. My education was fun and provided me plenty of opportunities to intern and volunteer in the Nashville music industry arena. But upon graduating, I realized that most jobs I qualified for were either set aside for…

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rising women

This week I was lucky to get out of my normal work day for a couple hours and attend Music Row’s Rising Women on the Row Awards. It’s an annual event that has been going on for the last several years¬†in which a handful of female professionals are honored by the online magazine while the…

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