I took a break from heavy stuff this week to talk sex in the isolation age with Tessa Lowe of Primrose Path Boutique.
A piece about the day of the 1998 tornado itself. K-Ci & JoJo were huge and the winds were catastrophic.
Part 1 of a three part miniseries about the 1998 Nashville tornadoes.
How did Lower Broad manage to ascend into a tourist destination in the later half of the Reagan Era? Also, a few words about that fucking tornado.
A bit about sex work during the Civil War and some unbelievable tales about The Classic Cat II, Nashvilleâ€™s longest running, and probably most storied, strip clubs.
How Lower Broad went from being the sort of place most folks didnâ€™t engage with after dark to becoming a budding tourist destination.
Today we talk with the wonderful Carlene Carter. This is not an official installment of Music City Tales from the 1980s, though itâ€™s strongly related. Letâ€™s say that itâ€™s a companion episode.
In March of 1983, WSM launched The Nashville Network, TNN for short. Today we look at how televisions show like Hee Haw, and a phenomenon called â€œThe Rural Purgeâ€ made all of this possible.
If you were a kid in Nashville in the 1980s, you will forever have THE ultimate insider Nashville conversation starter in your back pocket; Opryland USA.
Alex Steed introduces a new 10-part series about Nashville in the 1980s by having a look at the infamous Mayor Bill Boner and his Donahue appearance.
Nashville Demystified gets too stoned interviewing The Weird Sisters, so they turn their chat into a sound collage.
Sean Nelson is a writer / music journalist / haver-of-opinions / singer / musician best known for his published works in The Stranger and as member of the band Harvey Danger.