Episode 3509

Tennessee Crossroads

September 16, 2021

Season 35 | Episode 09

Laura Faber checks out stacks of wax at Grimey's New & Preloved Music. Joe Elmore discovers a one-man carousel making project in Franklin. Gretchen Bates gets lost in the 50’s at a diner in Alcoa. And Tressa Bush finds a bakery in Lynchburg where whiskey takes the cake.

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Grimey's New & Preloved Music on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Grimey’s New & Preloved Music

Nashville, TN

Laura Faber checks out stacks of wax at Grimey's New & Preloved Music.


Ken Means' Carousel on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Ken Means’ Carousel

Franklin, TN

There's something magical about an old-time carousel. Something that inspired an artist to take on the task of building his own. Ken Means is reviving an almost lost art form, while following a longtime dream. You can watch him in action at his studio inside the Factory in Franklin, TN. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more.


Hot Rods 50's Diner on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Hot Rods 50’s Diner

Alcoa, TN

Few time periods bring back sentimental feelings like the 1950s. The birth of rock and roll, Classic Cars, sock hops, and malt shops. Well, if you'd like to take a walk down memory lane, there's a restaurant in Alcoa, TN that will let you do just that. Gretchen Bates has the story of Hot Rods 50's diner. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Lynchburg Cake and Candy Company on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Lynchburg Cake and Candy Company

Lynchburg, TN

Tressa Bush stops at a place in Lynchburg that makes cake with a kick.