the most beautiful country rouser: Tennessee Flat Top Box

What: Roseanne Cash’s infectious version of her dad Johnny’s song “Tennessee Flat Top Box,” from her 1987 breakout album King’s Record Shop: Why: Roseanne Cash was uniquely poised to lead country music out of its darkest period. The early 1980s had seen the Nashville Sound devolve into orchestrative schmaltz, pop insensibility, and jingoistic posturing. Cash […]