Nashville's Forgotten Little People
Grant Alden looks at the early days of the Nashville recording industry
A SHOT IN
Making Records in Nashville, 1945–1955.
By Martin Hawkins. Vanderbilt Univ. Press/Country Music Foundation Press.
318 pp. (with CD). $65
The 1950s were the American Dream, or at least they have seemed so ever after. A generation worn hard by the privations of the Depression and harder by the demands of World War...