Editorials and Country Musings
Much has been made of Taylor Swift and her Grammy performance. Peter Cooper, a writer for the Tennessean and a performer in his own right (check him out - he's put out some good CDs), wrote a Feb. 5 commentary "Taylor Swift's week of swift backlash." In the column, Cooper, who is a very fine writer, offered defense of Swift, saying in some respects she was not all that different from other country performers. Swift, of course, received a lot of negative comments from press and music fans for her less than stellar performance with Stevie Nicks on Rhiannon. ...