New PDF release: Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City

By Craig Havighurst

Started via the nationwide lifestyles and twist of fate coverage corporation in 1925, WSM grew to become probably the most influential and remarkable radio stations within the background of broadcasting and nation tune. WSM gave Nashville the moniker “Music urban united states” in addition to a wealthy culture of song, information, and broad-based leisure. With the increase of kingdom song broadcasting and recording among the Twenties and ‘50s, WSM, Nashville, and kingdom track turned inseparable, stemming from WSM’s release of the Grand Ole Opry, renowned day-by-day indicates like Noontime Neighbors, and early morning artist-driven indicates resembling Hank Williams on Mother’s most sensible Flour.

Sparked by way of public outcry following a suggestion to drag state song and the Opry from WSM-AM in 2002, Craig Havighurst scoured new and current resources to record the station’s profound impact at the personality and self-image of Nashville. Introducing the reader to colourful artists and businessmen from the station’s heritage, together with Owen Bradley, Minnie Pearl, Jim Denny, Edwin Craig, and Dinah Shore, the amount invitations the reader to mirror at the prestige of Nashville, radio, and state tune in American culture.

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