Night Train To Nashville Music City Rhythm & Blues 1945-1970

    CMF Press
    • Book (350g) 9780915608225£10.00 £6.99
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    Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues: 1945--1970 focuses on a vibrant, little-known chapter in the affirmation of Nashville's title as Music City USA. This book illuminates an important era in Nashville's music history, when cultural icons such as Little Richard and Jimi Hendrix apprenticed on Nashville bandstands; Etta James recorded her scorching live album Etta James Rocks the House at Nashville's New Era club, and Arthur Gunter recorded the R&B classic "Baby Let's Play House" for the renowned Nashville blues label Excello Records; radio station WLAC blasted R&B across late night airwaves, and station WSOK (later WVOL) became one of the country's first to adopt an all-black format