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Hoping to hit the big time in Nashville

It is known simply as "Music City, USA" and for more than half a century Nashville, Tennessee has been a launching pad for country artists.

Yet for every Garth Brooks or Reba McEntire, there are thousands of musicians who toil behind the scenes just hoping to make it big someday.

One such musician is Tim Panyard, who gave this first person account of life working at the renowned Bluebird Café while dreaming of hitting the big time.


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