Prolific folk singer John McCutcheon talks about the dustbin of his writing archive and recalls playing a union gig when he was a teenager
Renowned musician and songwriter Mac McAnally talks about an early gig at the family laundromat and the day job that inspired a song.
Nate Sipe talks about AAA membership, a record-breaking night of broken guitar strings and an uncashed million dollar check.
Ruthie Foster talks about why TV newscasts are like music performances and recalls a memorable van breakdown in Boise, Idaho.
Will Sexton talks about sitting in a tour van, touring with crock pots, and seeing his heroes get their due.
The Ballroom Thieves’ Martin Earley talks about his “epically emo” first song and the band’s increasing income… and expenses.
John Craigie recalls an early song about dating in college and how he passed the time in Red Bluff, CA when his tour van broke down.
Renowned singer-songwriter Mark Olsen talks about the benefits of touring via trains, late night soup, and banter sessions.
Singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith recalls getting kicked off his tour bus and talks about making a living in music.
Matt Hillyer of Dallas country outfit Eleven Hundred Springs talks about playing his first gig at age 13 and the importance of being kind to people.