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 unparalleled radio stations within the background of broadcasting and state tune. WSM gave Nashville the moniker “Music urban united states” in addition to a wealthy culture of track, information, and broad-based leisure. With the increase of state track broadcasting and recording among the Twenties and ‘50s, WSM, Nashville, and nation track turned 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 exhibits akin to Hank Williams on Mother’s most sensible Flour.
Sparked by means of public outcry following a suggestion to drag state track and the Opry from WSM-AM in 2002, Craig Havighurst scoured new and latest resources to record the station’s profound impression 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 nation song in American culture.
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Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City (Music in American Life) by Craig Havighurst