Jamey Johnson – Photo by Jessica Blankenship I cannot count the number of times I have been fortunate to see Jamey Johnson in concert in almost 10 years. Several thousand photos, guitar picks handed to me, photo books, memories, laughter, sadness, friendships, and much more gained in those years. Something struck me though as I reflected back on those concerts.
Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images In most career choices, it is unbelievable that one could have a career that has expanded five decades. Today, Dolly Parton is still as hard-working as she ever has been and it doesn’t seem like she has any plans of slowing down. She just released her latest album, “Blue Smoke,” that has reached worldwide.
Grandpa Jones – from The Tennessean One of the most recognizable characters of Hee Haw and the Grand Ole Opry was Grandpa Jones. The Kentucky native’s real name was Louis Marshall Jones, but was well known as Grandpa Jones. He was a banjo player and loved to play old time country music and ballads. After being discharged from the Army
Oak Ridge Boys at Renfro Valley – Photo by Jessica Blankenship History is always being made when it comes to the Oak Ridge Boys. Saturday night at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center was no exception to that. This year, Renfro Valley is celebrating 75 years of honoring music. Throughout the night, Joe Bonsall would provide little tidbits of information and history through
Back in time in 1988, Waylon Jennings, as well as his wife Jessi Colter and son Shooter Jennings, who was 9 years old at the time, invited some pretty cool guests to their home. Those guests were the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team. They were visiting Nashville to take on Vanderbilt University. What did they have for dinner? Well ribs covered