Charlotte Country Music http://wfae.org en Before Nashville, There Was Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/nashville-there-was-charlotte <p>Before Nashville became the country music capital of the country, Charlotte was a major center for early country and blues artists to record. Record companies looking for new sounds outside the big cities of the north came to Charlotte several times between the late '20s and '40s in search of “hillbilly” and “race” music as it was called back then.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:36:33 +0000 Marshall Terry 14351 at http://wfae.org Before Nashville, There Was Charlotte