Hot Chicken, Honky Tonks, & Hippies: A Nashville Bibliography

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Bibliography

2016 Summer Foodways Symposium

Nashville, Tennessee

Books

Brock, Sean. Heritage. New York: Artisan, 2014.

Carey, Bill. Fortunes, Fiddles, and Fried Chicken: A Nashville Business History. Franklin, TN: Hillsboro Press, 2000.

Dark, David. Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious. Westmont, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2016.

Davis, Timothy Charles. Hot Chicken Cookbook: The Fiery History & Red-Hot Recipes of Nashville’s Beloved Bird. Nashville: Spring House Press, 2015.

Dragonwagon, Crescent. The Cornbread Gospels. New York: Workman Publishing Company, 2007.

Fike, Rupert, ed. Voices from The Farm: Adventures in Community Living. Summertown, TN: Book Publishing Company, 1998.

Fussell, Betty. The Story of Corn. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2004.

Galliard, Frye. Watermelon Wine: Remembering the Golden Years of Country Music. Montgomery: NewSouth Books, 1978.

Houston, Benjamin. The Nashville Way: Racial Etiquette and the Struggle for Social Justice in a Southern City. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012.

Hughes, Charles. Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2015.  

Jarrett, TJ. Ain’t No Grave. Kalamazoo: New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2013.

Justus, Jennifer. Nashville Eats: Hot Chicken, Buttermilk Biscuits, and 100 More Southern Recipes from Music City. New York: Abrams, 2015.

Kauffman, Jonathan. Hippie Food: How Longhairs, Revolutionaries and Back-to-the-Landers Changed the Way We Eat. New York: William Morrow, (forthcoming).

Kingsbury, Paul, Jim Sherradan, and Elek Horvath. Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001.

Knipple, Paul and Angela. The World in a Skillet. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2012.

Lewis, John. March: Book 1. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf, 2013.

Lovett, Bobby. The Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee: A Narrative History. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005.

Wolfe, Charles. A Good-Natured Riot: The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2015.

Zepp, George. Hidden History of Nashville. Mt. Pleasant, SC: The History Press, 2009.

Articles/Chapters

Campbell, Monica. “Tour the American city where Kurdish sounds and flavors thrive.” Public Radio International. August 14, 2014.

Cooper, Peter. “Music Knocked Down South’s Racial Barriers.” The Tennessean. February 11, 2014.

“David Ewing” The History Makers. March 17, 2007.

Gray, Michael. “Made in Nashville: 50 Great Albums That Showcase Music City’s Diversity.” CMT. June 30, 2003.

Haruch, Steve.High Rises vs. Honky Tonks: Gentrification is Threatening Nashville’s Soul.” The New York Times. December 4, 2014.

Justus, Jennifer. “Where the Soul of Nashville Never Dies.” The Bitter Southerner. 2016.

Lowrey, Ava. “Exploring Little Kurdistan in Music City.” Southern Foodways Alliance. February 12, 2016.

Martin, Rachel L. “How Hot Chicken Really Happened.” The Bitter Southerner. 2015.

Myers, Jim. “By the Silvery Shine of the Moon” In D.V. Reed, J.S. Reed, and J.T. Edge (Eds.), Cornbread Nation 4: The Best of Southern Food Writing. Athens: UGA Press, 2008.

Rau, Nate. “New Record Label Brings Music Back to Jefferson Street.” Jefferson Street Sound. Blog Post.

Stutzer, Abbie. “From ‘Music City’ to ‘Food City’: Nashville Grows Urban Farming Community.” Seedstock. March 20, 2014.

Websites

Conexión Américas
Hands On Nashville
Historic RCA Studio B
The Nashville Food Project
Old School Farm
Tennessee Kurdish Community Council

Oral Histories

Nashville Eats, Southern Foodways Alliance, 2012
Tennessee BBQ, Southern Foodways Alliance, 2008


Films

& Fried Pies, Joe York, 2006.
Arnold’s Country Kitchen, Jordan Berger, 2014.
Counter Histories: Nashville,Wyatt Williams and Dustin Chambers, 2014.
Hot Chicken, Joe York, 2006.
Little Kurdistan, Ava Lowrey, 2016 (June).
Phila, Joe York, 2015.
Silver Sands, Jordan Berger, 2014.

Music

This brief list of Nashville essentials—by no means comprehensive—showcases the sounds of Music City. And thanks to Nathalie Dupree Graduate Fellow Abby Huggins, this playlist will help you brush up on your two-step, or settle your soul, before June rolls around.

Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison (Columbia)
Cowboy Jack Clement – All I Want To Do In Life (
Patsy Cline – The Patsy Cline Collection (MCA)
Peter Cooper – Opening Day (Red Beet Records)
Bob Dylan – Nashville Skyline (Columbia)
Steve Earle – Guitar Town (MCA)
The Everly Brothers – Cadence Classics: Their 20 Greatest Hits (Rhino)
The Fairfield Four – Standing On The Rock (Nashboro/AVI)
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Flatt & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys – Foggy Mountain Banjo (Country)
Merle Haggard – Big City (Epic)
Pamela Jackson – Red Rock Heart (Country)
Etta James – Rocks the House (Chess)
Marion James – Marion James & The Hypnotics (Appaloosa)
Waylon Jennings – Nashville Rebel (RCA Victor)
George Jones – The Spirit of Country: The Essential George Jones (Epic/Legacy)
Kris Kristofferson – The Silver Tongued Devil and I (Monument)
Loretta Lynn – Honky Tonk Girl: The Loretta Lynn Collection (MCA)
Del McCoury – The Family (Ceili Music)
Roger Miller – King of the Road: The Genius of Roger Miller (Mercury)
Bill Monroe – The Music of Bill Monroe from 1936 to 1994 (MCA)
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Capitol)
Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors/My Tennessee Mountain Home/Jolene (Sony)
Davis Raines – Mockingbird (Country)
Bessie Smith – Nashville Women’s Blues (Flex Media Entertainment)
The Stanley Brothers – Angel Band: The Classic Mercury Recordings (Mercury)
Chris Stapleton – Traveller (Mercury Nashville)
George Strait – Blue Clear Sky (MCA)
Taylor Swift – Fearless (Big Machine)
Ernest Tubb –The Best of 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Ernest Tubb (MCA)
Gillian Welch – Soul Journey (Acony)
Hank Williams – The Original Singles Collection…Plus (Polydor)
Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels On A Gravel Road (Mercury)
Tammy Wynette – Anniversary: Twenty Years of Hits (Epic)