Singer-songwriter Jillette Johnson talks about playing an NYC bar at the age of 12, getting robbed while on tour, and sharing her rehearsal space.
Jackie Wilson has one of my favorite voices of all time. So what better way to start the week then with a 1973 min-set that features his classic (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher as well as Wilson’s energetic take on Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”.
Memphis artist John Paul Keith talks about a memorable ordeal in an Arizona desert, and alphabetizing records, and living in a fertile musical city.
J.R. Jones talks about finding a decent cup of coffee, working as a bread baker, and how the music industry is like a knife fight.
‘Cause some days you just wanna need to hear The Clash. Here’s “Career Opportunities” and “Train in Vain”.
Singer-songwriter Esther Rose talks about her old cherry red Subaru Forester and the delightful combination of sounds to be heard in her rehearsal studio.
Singer-songwriter Israel Nash discusses Ray Wylie Hubbard, turning down a lifetime laser tag membership, running a NYC children’s after-school program, and being dedicated to craft.
I’ve been digging into the greatness that is the Billy Bragg catalog lately and enjoyed being re-connected with these classics: “Levi Stubb’s Tears” and “Waiting For the Great Leap Forwards”.
America co-founder Gerry Beckley on nightly “rehearsals”, covering the Ventures, and his first (and last) day job.
Nashville-based duo Anana Kaye and Irakli Gabriel talk about the kind people of Virginia, the cat and dog in their rehearsal space, and going from zero to not being broke.