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Nashville Cats: Fiddler and Guitarist Kenny Lovelace
Sat., June 18, 2:30 pm-4:00 pmIncluded with museum admission; Free to museum members. Program ticket required.
For more than 50 years, Kenny Lovelace has served as guitarist, fiddler, bandleader and right-hand man for Jerry Lee Lewis. Lovelace can be heard on Lewis’ Nashville recordings, including “Another Place Another Time,” “What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me),” “She Still Comes Around (To Love What’s Left of Me),” “She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye” and “Thirty Nine and Holding.” He was born in 1936, in Cloverdale, near Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Lovelace has toured the world with Lewis, played fiddle on the Oak Ridge Boys’ 1983 hit “Ozark Mountain Jubilee” and performed with Chuck Berry, Country Music Hall of Fame member Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, the Rolling Stones and others. He has joined Country Music Hall of Fame member Marty Stuart on television appearances, concert stages and recording dates. This interview will include archival photos, audio and film clips.