Entertainment in the 1970's
The Hee Haw Television Show taped more than 600
Episodes in Nashville. I had a chance to go on the
Hee Haw set in the early 70's, at the (then WLAC-TV)
Channel 5 Studio's in Nashville
SET 1:
Bertha
Me And My Uncle
Deal
Beat It On Down
The Line
Sugaree
El Paso
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Black-Throated Wind
Tennessee Jed
Jack Straw
Loser
Playin' In The Band
Webb Pierce
Guitar Shaped
Swimming Pool
at the home
of the late
country singer
in the 1970's.
The Jim Reeves
Museum
in in the snow.
The house was
recently
torn down.
The house was
one of the oldest
houses in
Nashville.
Jim
Reeves never lived
in the house
Next: 1980s Entertainment
The Grateful Dead
with the late Jerry Garcia perform
live under a canopy outside, in front of
Neely Hall at
Vanderbilt University
in a free concert
Set List below from this Concert
on October 21, 1972 in Nashville
Picture from the Nashville Newspaper
Picture from The Tennessean
SET 2:
Promise Land
Brown Eyed Woman
Big River
He's Gone
Greatest Story Ever
Bird Song
Truckin'
The Other One
Morning Dew
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
Johnny B. Goode
FAN FAIR
1973
Bad Company in a Sold Out Concert with
the
Climax Blues Band at the Municipal
Auditorium in Nashville
Paul McCartney &
Wings in Nashville

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ecord and rehearse
for a
Wings World
Tour
. They end up
spending 6 weeks in
middle Tennessee.
They attend Fan Fair,
Opryland, Printers
Alley, the Grand Ole
Opry, and drive-in
movies around town.
Shown (right) is
former Beatles
bass player
Paul McCartney in
Nashville
JIMMY BUFFETT
Rod Stewart
and Faces
with future
Rolling
Stones
guitarist
Ron Wood
perform Live at the
Municipal
Auditorium (shown
above)
in Nashville on
September 26,
1975 at 8:00pm
.
Ticket price
$7.50
See our:
"The Beatles
Tennessee
Connections"
Section
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Janis Joplin
performs live
in concert on
December 16, 1970 at
the
Fairgrounds  
Coliseum
in Nashville TN
with opening act
Rotary Connection
featuring the late
Minnie Ripperton
(Loving You)
Hosted by
WMAK's
Scott Shannon
"No one was at
this show, it was
a total flop"
Poster & text
thanks to:
Tim Templeton
1950's All Star Spectacular -
A WENO Radio Production
An Oldies Concert held in the early 1970's at
the Fairgrounds Speedway featuring Rock &
Roll Legends:
Chuck Berry, Bill Haley &
The Comets, The Coasters, Danny & The
Juniors & Bo Diddley
.
Bill Haley was treated badly by the audience,
after following Chuck Berry. The audience
kept yelling for Chuck Berry to come back out,
until an announcer came out and announced
the Chuck Berry had a plane to catch,
and had already left for the airport
Nashville's own, Barefoot Jerry
If There Were Only Time For Love
You Can't
Get Off
With Your
Shoes On
Watchin'
TV
With The
Radio On
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"And all the good people down in Tennessee, are digging Barefoot Jerry & The CDB"
1971: The original Barefoot Jerry featuring Mac Gayden, Wayne Moss, John Harris & the late Kenny Buttrey (pictured above)
Various Barefoot Jerry line up's included: Jim Calvard, Russ Hicks, Charlie McCoy , Buddy Skipper, Terry Dearmore, Bobby Thompson,
Fred Newell, Dave Doran, Kenny Malone, Si Edwards, Barry Chance, Mike McBride, John Moss, Warren Hartman,  Steve Davis & others.  
Nashville's Barefoot Jerry was made up of some of the best local Nashville session musicians around town
Nashville
Tennessee
Hospitality
Song
Jim Reeves Museum
Richard Nixon in Nashville
Richard Nixon plays piano and sings Happy Birthday
to his wife
Pat at the Grand Ole Opry at the
Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville Tennessee
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The Johnny Cash Show taped in Nashville
from
1969-1971. Bob Dylan with Johnny Cash
during a TV taping in Nashville
Home
1970's:
Barefoot Jerry's
Mac Gayden
at the Exit In