Download e-book for iPad: Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City by Craig Havighurst

By Craig Havighurst

ISBN-10: 0252032578

ISBN-13: 9780252032578

ISBN-10: 0252079329

ISBN-13: 9780252079320

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

Sparked via public outcry following an offer to drag state track and the Opry from WSM-AM in 2002, Craig Havighurst scoured new and current resources to rfile 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 historical past, 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 nation tune in American culture.

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