A couple of years ago we saw Bob Dylan play. As the rumpled music legend and his ace band ripped through barely recognizable takes on his own classics, plus old-school standards, he didn’t say a word. Really, Bob? OK, you’re still the greatest songwriter of the 20th century, with a Nobel Prize in Literature to boot, even if you couldn’t be bothered to pick up your award.
It’s no secret that whiskey and song go together, but Reid Mitenbuler of Daily Beast has an intriguing theory: comparing a bourbon to music could help nail its essence.
Just like when good ol’ boys Waylon, Willie and Kris ruled the place, our favorite drink remains a fount of inspiration for Nashville. Jason Aldean recently threw a party there to celebrate “Drowns the Whiskey,” a duet with fellow country star Miranda Lambert, hitting No. 1.