They called it Country
This week, it’s sort of a ‘road not taken’ tale, a story of what might have been. Atlanta in the early 1900s had developed quite the music scene. And that scene got a whole lot bigger when, in 1922, WSB radio signed on the air and immediately began looking for talent to fill air time. One fellow who walked through the doors of WSB’s studio called himself Fiddlin’ John and, though he couldn’t have known it at the time, Fiddlin’ John was about to go down in history and he would take Atlanta with him as you’ll see in this week’s Stories of Atlanta.