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Cormac McCarthy’s haunted characters. A surreal appearance from Miles Davis. billy woods’s dystopian rhymes. Investigate the gothic South this Spring with Issue 120.

Daniel Cooper


Daniel Cooper recently moved to Brooklyn after a decade in Nashville, where he was an editor at the Journal of Country Music. Mr. Cooper is the author of Lefty Frizzell: The Honky-Tonk Life of Country Music's Greatest Singer. He says there is “no contest” about the best song ever written about Music City: “Nashville Bum,” recorded by Waylon Jennings in 1966.
(Summer Issue, 1998)