Nashville: the grande dame of country won’t leave you lonesome

From blue skies to bluegrass, sizzling stages to spicy food, America’s mecca of music hits all the high notes you could hope for

Nashville is full of museums reflecting the city’s devotion to music

“It’s going to be hotter than blue blazes,” warns the weather presenter on Nashville’s Channel 5 early morning news.

“Out there it’s heading for 105 degrees, later closer to a high of 109 degrees. You’ll feel like you’re hitting a wall by lunchtime.” Surely a country and western song is lurking in the soul of this sharp-suited weather dude with the sleek quiff who tells viewers to prepare for “air you can wear”.

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