Walking into the Ryman with Lester Flatt was the equivalent of walking into the Vatican with the pope.
After something has run its course, you either become a parody and keep doing it, or tear it down and know the truth about it, warts and all.
Well, I was dedicated to God before I was born by Momma and Daddy, and I was raised in a very traditional Southern Baptist home.
Shaft' is a great country song.
Going back to the Byrds and 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo,' when country was kind of getting away from the fiddle and steel aspect, it took some rock & rollers to introduce a new generation to it, and it kinda put some things straight.
If I go into the Mississippi Delta at pitch black midnight and put on a Robert Johnson record, it's hard to sit in the car because it's pretty powerful.