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Whitey Morgan, a honky-tonk rock musician from Flint, Mich., plays a free show at 9 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon.

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There’s not much of a honky-tonk scene in Flint, Mich. In the late 1980s, a young Eric David Allen knew about his grandfather’s vinyl collection and the Gibson J-200 guitar he left behind, but he knew nothing about country stardom in Nash­ville, Tenn., or Austin, Texas.

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