Flashback Friday: This Old C.G. Morehead ‘Ryman’ Print Is a Perfect ‘Blast from the Past’ Companion Piece [VIDEO]
I don't know how long C.G. Morehead's painting of the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville--the original Grand Ole Opry--has been in our family.
But it was there when I was a kid and I was fascinated by it.
Not only did Morehead faithfully represent the Mother Church of Country Music, but he also painted images of a LOT of celebrities on the sidewalk in front of the original entrance.
I stared at thing for hours on end to see how many I could spot.
The funny thing is, until I was much older, I didn't know there was a key on the back of the painting that identifies all the famous people.
Some are not legendary country stars.
One is OBVIOUSLY not.
I had originally posted this about four years ago and Moon helped me out with some of the names back then. I loved it when he talked about country music history and the stars he'd met.
That said, take a virtual tour of my old family heirloom: