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I couldn't have said it better myself

The first link is a fantastic article on the flood. The second link is a word or two about the music industry's loss in particular. http://www.section303.com/we-are-nashville-4366 http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2010/05/04/for-musical-nashville-flood-losses-are-still-untold/

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Floods

Terrible floods here in Nashville with several more inches to come over the next 48 hours. Groovy East Nashville seems safe so far, knock wood. But buildings and cars are floating upside down on the interstate a mere 30 minutes…

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Walking In Memphis

I am here in Memphis for my birthday, which is one hour and 11 minutes from now. I wanted to make the pilgrimage to Graceland, which I visit tomorrow. It seemed important to be there on my actual birthday. A…

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Final artwork/roughs

I emailed my graphic artist, the very patient and talented Nancy Hagen, what I hope are final specs on all my CD artwork today. I'm getting ready to listen to what I hope are final mixes of the songs. I…

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In praise of vinyl

Inside sleeve of Dylan's "Nashville Skyline" long-play album released in 1969 HERE'S HOW RECORDS GIVE YOU MORE OF WHAT YOU WANT 1. THEY'RE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT BUY. Records give you top quality for less money than any other recorded form.…

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Read a good book

Just finished Peter Guralnick's two book set on Elvis. The first book is "Last Train to Memphis - The Rise of Elvis Presley." The second is "Careless Love - The Unmaking of Elvis Presley." Considered to be the definitive Elvis…

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Pardon the intervention

Once again real life intervenes and music takes a back seat to the need to pay bills. However, my producer/husband is now finished with his day job as one of Keith Urban's guitar techs and production on the record resumes…