Order the Country Roots Music Issue

From Dolly Parton to Hank Williams, the Country Roots Music Issue covers the icons you love with writing from contributors new and old! Order today and get a free compilation CD with nineteen carefully selected tracks.

David Ramsey


David Ramsey is a contributing editor to the magazine. His work has been anthologized in Da Capo Best Music Writing, Best Food Writing, Cornbread Nation: The Best of Southern Food Writing, and The Norton Field Guide to Writing. He last wrote for the magazine about Fontella Bass. You can follow his current work at his blog/newsletter Tropical Depression.