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This week in Nashville history: Wavelengths, wayfarers and a would-be whuppin’

This week in Old News, the crumbling pages of long-forgotten Nashville newspapers take us back to the origins of an iconic radio show and to the beginnings of modern tourism promotion in what we now call the Music City. They … Continue reading

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This week in Nashville, 1930 (and 50 years earlier)

The first installments of Old News will feature a series that ran 80 years ago in the Nashville Banner, from late September through early December 1930. “The Colorful Eighties in Nashville” offered up the reminiscences of Marmaduke B. Morton (1859-1943), longtime … Continue reading

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