Tag: Nashville

Musicians in Music City USA Nashville Helping Push Medical Marijuana Movement in Tennessee

Rep. State Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill to Tennessee State Legislature with Musicians and Patients Present DEC 15, 2016 – Medical marijuana took a huge step forward in Tennessee, with 2 state lawmakers, Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, and Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, introducing a bill to legalize cannabis use for medicinal uses through a doctor and a dispensary card. Similar […]

Here&Now: Country Music and Politics Go Arm in Arm

Nashville Music Industry Professor Don Cusic Interview MAR 8, 2016, Nashville’s music industry professor Don Cusic gives an interview to WBUR public radio, and in it he discusses country music and when it intersected with politics, such as Merle Haggard’s “Okie From Muskogee” or Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA”. Listen to the fascinating segment […]