So now the question is, who, if anyone, would be in a position to purchase the property with the intent of preserving the Studio ‘A’ space, and potentially the building it occupies? As Bravo Development has stated, the building is in poor shape. All indications are that financially, the most feasible move for most any developer would be to demolish the building and build on the property footprint.
The Country Music Hall of Fame
The problem with The Grand Ole Opry is that it is owned by a public company, Gaylord Entertainment, who is beholden to shareholders and profit margins before the Grand Ole Opry’s charter of preserving the roots and traditions of country music. The Country Music Hall of Fame on the other hand is a private, not-for-profit institution.
The greatest element of this film is that it captures with great wisdom that Charlie Louvin’s life was a victory. The epitaph that it conveys with a bold starkness is simply “He won.” The moral of the story is that victory is within anyone’s reach. That is the everlasting message to go with Charlie Louvin’s everlasting influence on American music.
Allison Krauss, Blake Judd, Brian Steege, Cake, Charlie Louvin, Emmylou Harris, George Jones, Jeff Chambers, John McCrea, Keith Neltner, Marty Stuart, Sonny Louvin, Still Rattlin' The Devil's Cage, The Country Music Hall of Fame, The Grand Ole Opry, Todd Tue
During last week’s Super Bowl, one of the most gut-stirring commercials featured rapper Eminem in a spot for Chrysler, showing solidarity with the embattled city of Detroit which has taken the brunt of the economic downturn over the past few years, and by proxy has become the brunt of jokes that many times unfairly portray the hard work and strength that has come out of that city and its people.
Say what you want about the man, or even his music, but it is hard to make the case that anybody has been a bigger ambassador for country music than Gram Parsons. Gram Parsons showed millions of non-country fans that country music could be cool. He turned The Rolling Stones into country fans. He discovered […]
I’ve said it many times before. About the only country music institution you can count on nowadays to honor the old greats and preserve the traditions of REAL country music is The Country Music Hall of Fame. But unfortunately like so many of us they are having financial troubles. I first read about this on […]
Bill Monroe, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Gibson F-5, Gibson L-5, Grand Ole Pory, Hank III, Hank Williams, Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Cash, Martin D-35, Maybelle Carter, Outlaw Magazine, Reinstate Hank, Ricky Skaggs, The Country Music Hall of Fame, Twang Nation, Waylon Jennings