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New license plate properly brands Tennessee as The State of American Music
Proceeds benefit music education for students throughout the state
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No U.S. state even comes close to Tennessee’s musical significance and global influence. From the Mississippi River through “Music City, U.S.A.” to the Appalachian Trail, the sounds of Tennessee’s blues, rock, country, soul, rockabilly, bluegrass, R&B, gospel, and other musical influences have changed the cultural complexion of an entire planet. Until now, however, unless you are an Elvis fan, a purple cat playing a saxophone offered the only musical option to rock your car’s bumper.