Opryland

The Great Opryland USA Mystery [Video]
The Great Opryland USA Mystery [Video]
As I have shared before, I was a huge fan of Opryland.  I grew up going to that theme park and spent endless hours and days on rides like The Grizzly River Rampage, The Screamin' Delta Demon, the Wabash Cannonball and more.  Opryland was THE best and was a popular destination for families and country music fans for two decades.  Then, suddenly, it closed, was torn down and turned into a giant mall
Opryland Footage from '88
Opryland Footage from '88
Oh my goodness!  This video brings back a ton of childhood memories. Last year here at WBKR.com, I shared a story called Remembering Opryland USA: The Home of American Music.  That blog contained some vintage footage of the park.  Thanks to YouTube, I found some more.  Check this out.  It's a video from the summer of 1988 courtesy of Derek Fugate.  You're going to see footage of some of your favor
Remembering Opryland [Video]
Remembering Opryland [Video]
I'm not sure why, but I have been thinking about (and missing) Opryland a bunch.  I was feeling nostalgic last week and even spent Mother's Day at my mom's house going through old photos to see if I could find some old pics from the park.  I know there is a photo of me somewhere and, in it, I'm standing with Opryland's musical mascots- Johnny Guitar, Delilah Dulcimer and Yancy Banjo.  I absolutely