Kimmie Rhodes : Archives


Rhodes releases, “Radio Dreams: The Story of the Outlaw DJ and the Cosmic Cowgirl,” a “duet memoir” that weaves her prose with musings from Joe Gracey. Rhodes & Bob Harris of BBC Radio 2 tour theaters in UK. Kimmie travels to Nashville, TN to celebrate the opening of a major Country Music Hall of Fame Museum exhibit, “Outlaws and Armadillos; Country’s Roaring 70s,” for which she had worked as a liaison, consultant & donor of archives since 2012. Featured in the exhibit, are excerpts from a six part twelve-hour documentary series, “They Called Us Outlaws” for which Kimmie served as an associate producer to filmmaker Eric Geadelmann. Maria Elena Holly, celebrates Rhodes’ efforts as honorary ambassador for The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation, presenting her with a custom-made guitar named “Lonesome Tears.” Rhodes shares this honor with Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Dolly Parton & Bob Dylan among others. Maria Elena Holly requests Kimmie read her acceptance speech for Buddy Holly’s induction into Austin Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.