|DOLLY PARTON, SYMPHONY HALL, BOSTON, 1972|
PHOTO: © HENRY HORENSTEIN
This weeks arts and culture column is on the exhibit "Country: Portraits of an American Sound" at the Annenberg Space for Photography.
"I’m a country western fan from way back. In the ’70s, I hitchhiked to Nashville to eat at Merchants Lunch, troll the record bins at Ernest Tubbs’, and drink at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, the iconic bar in which Willie Nelson reputedly wrote “Crazy.”
I’ve been to shows at the Ryman Auditorium, former home of the Grand Ole Opry. A friend from Nashville once bought me a full set of Patsy Cline vinyl.
So the current exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography — “Country: Portraits of an American Sound”— is right up my alley"...
|WAITING BACKSTAGE, GRAND OLE OPRY, |
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, 1972
© HENRY HORENSTEIN