Country stars accuse the Grand Ole Op...

Country stars accuse the Grand Ole Opry of age discrimination

There are 2 comments on the Houston Chronicle story from Mar 8, 2007, titled Country stars accuse the Grand Ole Opry of age discrimination. In it, Houston Chronicle reports that:

“Everybody was told that if you keep your nose clean, you always had a home at the Opry.”

The Grand Ole Opry showcases old-time country music every week, but some older country stars complain they are being shuffled off the stage at the historic radio show. via Houston Chronicle

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Linda S Tate

Cartersville, GA

#1 Apr 4, 2007
The older country music stars deserve to be recognized and not rediculed due to their age. Peter Fisher owes not only the "senior" singers but all of the gray hairs on the state and in the audience a very sincere apology. I also believe he needs to be released from his duties at the Opry and replaced with a human.
B Reed


#2 Apr 10, 2007
We are not coming to Nashville to the Opry in June like we planned. Saw in AARP Bulletin they don't want old people so surely they will not like the money we planned to spend. WE will come thru Nashville but hopefully not even buy gas there and get out of the state as quick as we can also.

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