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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The Hasil Adkins Rejection Letters

"This week marks the arrival (April 29, 1937) and unfortunately the departure (April 25, 2005) of The Wildest One Man Band Hunch Machine that ever stalked the planet. ...
... Early on, he'd mail out his home-recorded concoctions to the country music stars of the day, hoping to place a song or grab a plum spot on a traveling package show. Like the rest of the world, Nashville would have to wait a few decades to get hep to Hasil's chicken walk-inspired genius."

" ... and my advice to you would be stay where you are and keep working at your singing and playing and maybe one day you will be able to come to Nashville.

Good luck to you

Ernest Tubb"


The Hasil Adkins Rejection Letters at WFMU's Beware of the Blog!.