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Zepp, George. HIDDEN HISTORY OF NASHVILLE. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Charleston: The History Press, 2009). 6x9. Over 65 images. 128 pages.

~~Perched on the banks of the Cumberland River, Nashville is best known for its role in the civil rights movement, world-class education and, of course, country music. In this unique collection of columns, longtime journalist and Tennessee native George Zepp illuminates a less familiar side of the city. Learn the secrets of Timothy Demonbreun, one of the city’s first residents, who lived with his family in a cliff-top cave; Cortelia Clark, the blind bluesman who continued to perform on street corners after winning a Grammy award; and Nashville’s own Cinderella story, which involved legendary radio personality Edgar Bergen and his ventriloquist protégée. Cleverly rendered, using questions from readers across the nation, these little known tales abound with Music City mystery and charm.



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