Portraits of Country Music's Top Stars
Describe your ultimate musical performance.
Any that reminds me of the thrill and excitement of playing music in front of a live audience at 16 ... or feels as exciting as it was to watch a performance of many of my musical heroes on television when I was a kid.
What makes country music the heart and soul of America?
When it's done with instinctive purity, as with the other uniquely American musical forms blues, rock 'n' roll, jazz it can express universal emotional truths.
As soon as I think of five, I realize there are 25, and at that moment there are 50 more. On any given day there are just too many places to start that list.