", 14ig. >chicago. a coming up, o.j. is making >>> o.j. simpson will soon be a free man. this after the nevada parole board unanimously granted his release after nine years in prison for robbery, assault and other felonies. simpson now can still attract an audience. evidenced by today's wall to wall cable coverage of his parole hearing and hollywood last year profited from two award winning television shows about the simpson saga. e case, but still owes n who may millions in a wrongful death civil judgment in the murders of his ex-wife and a companion. jane wells has more from lovelock, nevada. >> correct. >> o.j. simpson learned today he will be a free man as soon as october. convincing a nevada parole board he deserved early release nine years after going to prison for an armed robbery in las vegas to retrmemorabilia. >> i knew pull a gun on me. i never have in my life. never been accused of it in my life. nobody's ever accused me of pulling any weapon on them. >> even one of his victims came to his de he made a mistake. >> simpson will leave prison to find an america where the o.
john prime and emmylou harris and john cougar and sturgill simpson and people like that. it makes me happier than just being called country music. >> rose: sturnlger was here and basically said you were his hero. >> i don't know about all that. i never met a man from kentucky who had another man as his hero. but i like sturgill a whole lot and i like what he does. he opened a lot of shows for us. early on in his career, anyway. i think he's authentic. i think he makes music that he wants to make. that's something i think the americana genre probably has not i've are genre has. we're not targeting an audience, really. i think, for the most part, people who you would call americana musicians are trying to make good, honest roots-based music, and that's real will you about the best you can hope for. >> rose: is there or is it made of great conflicts in nashville between pop and country and whatever other genre there is? >> i think in a lot of ways it's made up. but it's fun to think about it that way, isn't it? is it's nice to think we're winning and they're losing. i enjoy that. gives
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