Audie Blaylock and his Mustang

Audie Blaylock and his 1967 Mustang GTA ConverticleAudie Blaylock was featured on the front page of the Auburn, IN Evening Star this past Friday (6/20) – but the article had nothing to do with his heralded career in bluegrass music.

It turns out that Audie is not just serious about traditional bluegrass, but classic cars as well. He had driven his pride and joy to the cruise-in in Auburn, IN on Thursday evening, and it caught everyone’s attention.

From the article by Dave Kurtz…

The sound of well-tuned engines was making music to Blaylock’s ears.

"I’m 45. I’ve loved Mustangs since I was 4 years old," he said, explaining why he chose his car four years ago. "I was looking for a red ’65 ‚Ķ but I really like this one.

"It’s called Acapulco Blue. It’s different, it’s not red or black."

Read the full piece online.

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.