Bobby Moore grew up in rural Northwest Georgia surrounded by country, bluegrass, and gospel music. Like a backslidden Baptist, he distanced himself from his upbringing for the longest time, turning his attention to underground rock ‘n’ roll. Moore first rediscovered his musical roots as a public history graduate student (University of West Georgia, 2011). As an intern with the Georgia Humanities Council, he helped plan a Georgia tour of the Smithsonian’s travelling New Harmonies exhibit. He’s since become an Atlanta-based freelance writer and dreams of working in Nashville as a public historian.
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As we come to the close of 2019, The Boot is looking back at some of the top headlines from the year.
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Linda Ronstadt Knocks Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at 2019 Kennedy Center Honors Dinner
The singer voiced her opinion of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to his face at the event.
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Watch Rascal Flatts + CeCe Winans’ Funky ‘Go Tell It on the Mountain’ from ‘CMA Country Ch…
Such a funky performance!
Kid Rock on Oprah Bar Rant: ‘I Have a Big Mouth and Drink Too Much Sometimes’
Rock grabbed dubious headlines over the Thanksgiving holiday after security cut short his profanity-laced onstage rant against, among others, Oprah Winfrey.
Garth Brooks ‘Surprised’ By Ex-Wife Sandy Mahl’s Honesty in A&E Documentary
It's rare to hear the perspective of Brooks' first wife and the mother of his three daughters, Sandy Mahl.
The Boot’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: 15 Ideas for Country Music Fans
Need the perfect gift for a country music fan? We've got suggestions!
51 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette’s ‘Stand By Your Man’ Tops Country Charts
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Jordan Davis and Wife Kristen Welcome First Child
Congratulations to the new parents!
Eric Church Shades Garth Brooks With in-Concert Call-Out [WATCH]
Brooks is the 2019 CMA Entertainer of the Year -- and Church has some thoughts about it.