Longtime Goldmine contributor Lee Zimmerman is an accomplished writer, blogger and reviewer. A proud resident of Maryville Tennessee, he contributes to several publications, both locally and nationally. A music obsessive by definition, he owns too many albums to count and numerous musical instruments he’s still yet to learn. He’s proud to say that his first book — Americana Music: Voices, Visionaries & Pioneers of an Honest Sound — is published by Texas A&M University Press, and he’s now looking forward to hitting the New York Times Best Sellers List and winning a Pulitzer very soon! His work can also be found at https://www.storiesbeyondthemusic.com.