Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia's music history is luring writers to Augusta

...Augusta associated with James Brown, St. Paul's Church and its famous graveyard residents, Bell Auditorium where Brenda Lee was discovered, the Morris Museum of Art, the Augusta Museum of History, the Soul Bar nightclub, the Saturday market...

Ramblin' Rhodes: 45 years of columns make for some notable quotes

...him I was Mr. D.J. U.S.A., he stopped to talk with me. He was nice to me, and we got to be good friends." BRENDA LEE on meeting Elvis Presley at Bell Auditorium in Augusta in March 1956 and subsequent meetings over the years: "We were...

Property Transfers

...Noelle Webb to David N. Sawyer and Alexandra A. Sawyer, Lot 1, Block D, Lakemont, $166,500Jeanette Norris to Brenda Lee Lewis, Section 5, Lot 24, Block G, Walton Acres, $159,900Molano Family Trust to Shelita K. Johnson, 3610 Barbados...

For the record

...Hardemon Jr., 21, and Kiara Zache Morrison, 20, both of Fort GordonFILED FEB. 20Brian Anthony Riddle, 53, and Brenda Lee Penn, 55, both of AugustaCorey James Scott, 34, of Hephzibah, and Jerrica Samantha Helmstetter, 26, of AugustaMichael...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Anderson remembered for talent with music, horses

...Texas; and the Semper Fi Fund in Oceanside, Calif.Among those who paid tribute to her life was former Augustan Brenda Lee who said, "I'm reminded of a lyric from Rose Garden: 'Along with the sunshine, there's got to be a little rain sometime...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Evenings overflowing with music, stories

...classic hit (You Were) Always On My Mind co-authored with Mark James and Johnny Christopher was a giant seller for Brenda Lee in 1972, Elvis Presley in 1973 and Willie Nelson in 1982 and won the Country Music Association's Song of the Year...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Former senator's love of music will be remembered

...Stanley Abernathy at a party in Nashville, Tenn., for Abernathy's neighbor and our friend, country-rock singer Brenda Lee.He told us he would be in Augusta's Bell Auditorium with King and said he would leave us tickets for the show.So...

Brenda Lee

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ms. Brenda Jane Lee, 51, entered into rest Friday, February 27, 2015 at her home. Ms. Lee was born in Perry, MI to Eerol and Carol Dakin Lee. She was a self-employed painter for 25 years. Ms. Lee is survived by a son, Joshua Lee of

You remembered: Elvis in Augusta

...guys, one had a car and was old enough to drive. Sat way back in the nose-bleed section and seeing was limited. Brenda Lee was not on the program but they got her there to sing as well. The crowd had been hollering for Elvis way before she...

Augusta bluegrass musician, mentor, Ed Hurt, remembered

...February of 1954.Among the Peach Blossom Special's regular guests was pre-teen and future rock/country legend Brenda Lee.Over the decades, Hurt became the mentor and instructor for many of Augusta's budding musicians, including Doug...