Old Timers Fight Age Discrimination a...

Old Timers Fight Age Discrimination at Grand Ole Opry

There are 2 comments on the KTWO-AM Casper story from Mar 9, 2007, titled Old Timers Fight Age Discrimination at Grand Ole Opry. In it, KTWO-AM Casper reports that:

Country greats Charlie Louvin and Stonewall Jackson are among the old timers who have launched an age-discrimination lawsuit against Nashville, Tennessee music mecca the Grand Ole Opry.

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Nancy Hartman

Montgomery, AL

#1 Mar 15, 2007
I know how Stonewall Jackson and Charlie Lousvin feel. We went to the Opry a few weeks ago. We were in the second row. I am 57 years old. There were some young girls in the first row. I asked them when they got there tickets. They said they were given to them just as they were coming in. You can't blame them for it. It is because it was going to be on T.V. and they wanted to show that the young people are coming to the Opry. I can even understand a little. They didn't even want the cammra on us.
Rickey Tumlin


#2 Nov 18, 2007
I can relate. I'm beginning to feel that the Opry is discriminating against its older fans. Just look at the turnover rate in the artists. They are constantly searching for younger and younger artists to appeal to teens. It is getting so it is near impossible to get tickets to the Opry.

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