Robert W. Ikard

Francis Craig
In 1947, the most popular song in the United States was “Near You.” It was listed for a record-setting seventeen consecutive weeks as the nation’s number one song on Billboard maga... Continue Reading »
The Nashville Conservatory of Music
The South was considered a cultural backwater in the 1920s. It lagged behind the rest of the nation economically, and there was scant opportunity to enjoy the arts. There were no important museums, ... Continue Reading »