Tag Archives: dolly parton

I’m a gun-totin’ beer-swillin’ country music fan

Only the last part of that is true – I’ve never owned more than a squirt gun and I hate beer – but you totally bought it, right? Country music fans are supposed to be right wing nut cases yelling … Continue reading

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Sequins, prayer and bone rattling roller coasters. Visit to Dollywood May 2015

I am the biggest Dolly Parton fan on the planet. I’ve passed the turnoff to go to Dollywood many times while on tour but was never able to go. That all changed recently when I met my mom and her … Continue reading

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Keith Richards did what? Some of my favorite musician biographies.

I am a voracious reader who adores biographies, especially of musicians. It’s nice to slip into someone else’s life plus I find cool things, like Alix Dobkin used to have late night breakfasts with Bob Dylan. Here’s a list of … Continue reading

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Twenty great music TV shows and yes, I included The Monkees

Last week’s blog featured music films. Now I want to focus on the small screen. These are the shows that showed me how to dance the jerk, that women could play the banjo, and gave me faith that mainstream music … Continue reading

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