Music for Grownups

My first blog post, back in February, was titled “What Is Country Music?”  That question—or, rather, its kissing cousin, “What is it that you like so much about country music?”—is in my mind again today. It’s been there since July 10, actually, when I had a brief conversation with a young friend, herself a brilliant … Continue reading Music for Grownups

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The Man in Back

On the cover of his autobiography, Marshall Grant is hard to pick out.  You’d expect him to be the focus of the cover photo, but that’s Johnny Cash.  As he so often was in real life, Grant is the guy at far left, almost slipping off the edge of the cover and three-quarters hidden by … Continue reading The Man in Back