Floods hit Nashville music scene

The World

The devastating floods that hit the South earlier this month are responsible for dozens of deaths and billions of dollars in financial damage. But musicians in Nashville are experiencing a unique loss. Not only were classic music venues, such as the Grand Ole Opry, damaged by the rising water, many of the instruments used to give Music City its reputation were also destroyed.

Joe Chambers is the founder of the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville who’s seen the destruction first-hand and, being a musician himself, speaks to the great loss these musicians are experiencing right now.

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