Tuesday, April 23, 2013

tennessee #9

what it is: tennessee #9
where i found it: south of the mason dixon

I do believe this will be the last of this series, as I'm not sure how to improve on the excellent images of sacred relics presented below. All from the Country Music Hall of Fame.

jimmie rodgers' guitar

jimmie rodgers' typewriter

pee wee king's accordion

merle travis' gutiar

the stanley brothers' instruments (note caved in banjo)

the louvin brothers' instruments

carl perkins' blue suede shoes

webb pierce's cadillac, which he supposedly used to drive to church

rifle mounted on the back of webb pierce's cadillac

same cadillac: pistol door handle

rifle from another angle

tiny louvin guitar

early electric guitar prototype ("the log") rigged up by les paul

uhf television in the back of elvis' cadillac

mother maybelle carter's guitar

hank williams' martin

merle haggard enterprises letterhead

merle haggard's boots. "hag".