Dave Paulson, Nashville Tennessean Published 6:52 p.m. ET April 1, 2020 | Updated 10:17 p.m. ET April 1, 2020AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideAs Nashville record stores — like countless other business — fight to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, Taylor Swift has quietly offered aid to the city’s most revered record shop.The pop superstar and Nashville resident gave an undisclosed amount to every full-time staffer at Grimey’s New & Preloved Music, and has paid for the next three months of the business’ health care costs, co-owner Doyle Davis confirmed to The Tennessean, part of the USA TODAY Network.The gesture comes weeks after Swift donated $1 million to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund in the wake of two devastating tornadoes in the region. Davis says it gives him some “peace of mind” while he applies for Small Business Association loans, which he’ll need to pay Grimey’s rent, vendors and other expenses.Following Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s Safer at Home order, Grimey’s closed its doors on March 22. It hopes to reopen for mail-order on April 6.The coronavirus is a pandemic that continues to impact life in Tennessee in a variety of ways. The USA Today Network newsrooms in Tennessee are uniquely positioned to cover


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