There are 10,000 professional country musicians in Nashville -- and ten wanna-bes for every one of them. Sometimes it's a thin line between the two. Late last year former Houstonian Chris Cagle was living in wanna-be-land. The gas company had turned off the heat in his cinder-block house. He had no job and only a tiny space heater to keep the cold December winds at bay. On Christmas Day, Cagle hit bottom: His "holiday dinner" was a box of instant corn bread and a can of ranch-style beans, while his "company"... More >>>
Chris Cagle: His Play It Loud is not a product of the usual Nashville assembly line.