Monthly Archives: November 2011

Tennessee Music

I recently spent a week tracing the roots of a variety of musical genres across Tennessee. From Memphis to Nashville to Chattanooga to Bristol, the history of the blues and country and rock can all be found in the Volunteer State . We heard the blues in the Econo Lodge Bar, saw Elvis’s studio, photographed Al Green’s microphone and ate burgers where Johnny Cash sat before his concerts. Look for Southern Living in Fall 2012 for the full article.