By Jan Duke
Hatch Show Print Shop, one of the oldest working letterpress print shops in America, has been open since 1879 and have printed posters for everyone from Elvis and Bob Dylan to Johnny Cash. They are currently owned by the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum covers all genres of music including country, rhythm and blues, soul, funk, jazz, rock and pop. They offer everyone an inside look at the musicians and instruments have made their mark on music history. The new home of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum at Municipal Auditorium located at 417 4th Avenue North.
To get in the spirit there is no better place than the Mother Church of Country Music, The Historic Ryman. It was here in the 1950's that you could have seen stars, such as Johnny Wright and Ernest Tubb sitting out back, spinning yarns of life on the road while awaiting their turn to wow the crowds on the stage of The Grand Ole Opry.