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Surviving the Music Industry

Dec 26, 2017

Lori McKenna is the first woman to win the ACM's Songwriter of the Year in 52 years, she’s had and still is having major success in songwriting with hits like “Girl Crush”, “Wreck You”, “I Want Crazy”, and the most recent award winning hit “Humble & Kind”, and she wanted to talk to me!  Yes I did...


Dec 19, 2017

Jillian Jacqueline stopped by and didn't want to talk about her life.  Listen, after you do radio tour that's the last thing you really want to talk about.  So we stick to fan girling Lori McKenna, Sarah Buxton, and Natalie Hemby.  We do chat about other things: females in country music, songwriting, and breaking down...


Dec 12, 2017

A continued conversation with master steeler Lloyd Green can only get better from here.  From the previous episode we discovered some of Lloyd's history with Chet Atkins, Johnny Paycheck, Faron Young, George Jones, and Tammy Wynette.  We even had a chat how Lloyd first broke into the business.  So in this part we tackle...


Dec 5, 2017

In the first part of a two part conversation, I chat with an innovator of an instrument and a genre—Lloyd Green. Over the years, Lloyd Green has become one of the most popular and respected pedal steel guitarist of all time, and arguably the best player of the E9th tuning on the pedal steel guitar. Lloyd’s session...


Nov 28, 2017

My ultimate dream job, a composer...Jordan Critz new early in his life that he was destined to be a composer where I knew I was destined to do —something. Still haven't figured that out yet...He's collaborated with artists like Drew Holcomb, Kris Allen, Tim Halperin, and Jason Castro; he’s written folk music...