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Guitars, Boats And Fairways: Mickey Newbury and Friends on Old Hickory Lake

Chris Campion, Saint Cecilia Knows Records, 2011

IT LOOKS, FROM ABOVE, like a snake arching through the brush. A series of long blind curves that begins at Hendersonville, the small community formed around its head, and tips out into the Cumberland River, some ninety-seven miles later. But, in the late '60s and early '70s, there was so much talent pitched up on the banks of Old Hickory that it could have been called "Laurel Canyon-on-the-water".

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