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Episode 19 – Papa Mali

2013-05-08 :: Listen Up!
Length: 45s

Papa Mali is a singer, guitarist, producer from Shreveport, LA. A member of the Killer Bees and solo performer,  in 2009 he formed a new band, 7 Walkers along with Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, The Meters bassist George Porter Jr.and multi-instrumentalist, Matt Hubbard.  One of the songs, “King Cotton Blues”,  on their debut album featured a duet by Papa Mali and Willie Nelson.…

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Episode 18 – Dorothy Prime

2013-05-01 :: Listen Up!
Length: 30s

Dorothy Prime has played professionally since she was 12 years old. Singing with her uncle Arthur Freeman, Dorothy toured Florida and Georgia. She has played professionally since the 1960′s and has played with The Ike & Tina Turner Revue, O.V. Wright and B.B. King. Dorothy has played the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and the Montreal [...]…

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Episode 17 – Jerry Beach

2013-04-24 :: Listen Up!
Length: 56s

Jerry Beach is a singer-guitarist from Shreveport, Louisiana. He has played professionally since the early 1960′s and has played with Wilson Pickett, Jerry Lee Lewis and the The Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Jerry penned of one of the most famous blues songs ever written, “I’ll Play the Blues for You” made famous by Albert King. [...]…

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Episode 16 – Jeremy Warren

2013-04-17 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

 Jeremy Warren is a touring drummer from Nashville, Tennessee. Growing up in Jonesboro, Louisiana, Jeremy dreamed of moving to Nashville and playing drums for a living. Jeremy has toured with The Monument Quartet, James Wesley and is the current drummer for Frank Foster.  …

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Episode 15 – John Kilzer

2013-04-10 :: Listen Up!
Length: 44s

John Kilzer is a singer songwriter from Jackson, Tennessee. He began playing guitar in college at Memphis State, where he was a member of the basketball team. His first real guitar lessons were by Teenie Hodges,  Al Green’s guitar player.  He later taught English at Memphis State before signing in 1986 to Keith Sykes’ publishing [...]…

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Episode 14 – Keith Sykes

2013-04-03 :: Listen Up!
Length: 58s

Keith Sykes is a songwriter’s songwriter. From his beginnings in Memphis, Keith has toured the world  and befriended many of the legends of country music, including Jerry Jeff Walker and Kris Kristofferson. Revered in country music circles, Sykes has had his music recorded by the likes of Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, the Judds, John Prine [...]…

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Episode 13 – James Cook

2013-03-27 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

James Cook is a producer, engineer and current bass player for Luke Bryan. James was a member of The Howard Shaft Horns in college and moved to Nashville in 2001. James has played with Tracy Byrd, Steve Wariner and is currently playing bass for Luke Bryan. James has recorded and engineered albums at his studio [...]…

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Episode 12 – GG Shinn

2013-03-20 :: Listen Up!
Length: 48s

GG Shinn sits down and talks about his phenomenal career. Hank Williams told him at the age of 8 to sing loud and dress nice, GG has done just that for almost the last 70 years. Starting with his first band in 1957, The Flattops, GG has toured the world and seen it all. We [...]…

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Episode 11 – Chris McCaa aka Professor Porkchop

2013-03-13 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

Chris McCaa aka Professor Porkchop sits down and talks about his being exposed to music at a very early age. Chris was a member of the Shreveport Symphony while still in high school and has played in some of the most notable bands to come out of Shreveport. We discuss his time with A Train, [...]…

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Episode 10 – Chris Canterbury

2013-03-06 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

Chris Canterbury comes by the house and sits down to talks about his career as a singer-songwriter and graphic artist. Chris never picked the guitar up until he was in college but he has been playing and writing songs since. His last album, Poets, Prophets and All Things Forgotten (2011), is a very cleverly written [...]…

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Episode 9 – Kevin Gordon

2013-02-27 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

My guest this week is Kevin Gordon.  Kevin talks about his masters degree in poetry, his early singing career and his latest album, Gloryland (2012), which has received critical acclaim. Kevin ...…

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Episode 8 – Monty Russell

2013-02-20 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

Monty Russell sits down and talks about his career as a singer-songwriter, policeman and promoter. Taught to play guitar at the age of 8 by his grandfather, he has been playing and writing songs since.  Monty has released three albums, Peter Filed Chapter 13 (1997), Live @ Rabb’s (2001), and The Fool (2004) and has been a fixture in the Ruston, Louisiana music [...]…

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Episode 7 – Amy Garland

2013-02-13 :: Listen Up!
Length: 48s

My guest this week is Amy Garland. Amy is the singer and songwriter for the Amy Garland Band. Amy started writing songs and playing guitar at the tender age of nine in Minden, Louisiana. Garland released her debut album, Plays Well With Others (2000), and she followed that with Angora (2004).  …

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Episode 6 – Trey Johnson

2013-02-06 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

Singer-songwriter Trey Johnson is my guest this week. Lead singer and guitarist for the band Pail, Trey now lives in Little Rock and performs mainly as a singer-songwriter or part ...…

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Episode 5 – Rusty White

2013-01-30 :: Listen Up!
Length: 53s

Rusty White discusses his musical beginnings and maturation as a solo artist. A guitarist, vocalist and engineer, Rusty talks about growing up with music and his days with Militia, The Monty Russell Band and Ronnie Simmons Band.…

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Episode 5 – Rusty White

2013-01-30 :: Listen Up!
Length: 53s

Rusty White discusses his musical beginnings and maturation as a solo artist. A guitarist, vocalist and engineer, Rusty talks about growing up with music and his days with Militia, The Monty Russell Band and Ronnie Simmons Band.…

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Episode 4 – General Keith Patterson

2013-01-23 :: Listen Up!
Length: 59s

General Keith Patterson discusses his life as an archaeologist, policeman and guitarist.  Keith has played  guitar with Kenny Bill Stinson, The Howard Shaft Horns,  General Patterson’s Southern Salvation Band,Monty Russell ...…

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Episode 3 – Frank Foster

2013-01-16 :: Listen Up!
Length: 41s

Frank Foster is an up and coming country star. Raised in Louisiana and currently living in Nashville, Frank talks about his life and being one of the top unsigned artists in country music. Frank has released two albums Rowdy Reputation (2011) and Red Wings and Six Strings (2012).…

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Episode 2 – Mark Lane Smith

2013-01-09 :: Listen Up!
Length: 1s

Mark Smith discusses his phenomenal career and playing drums with Billie Jo Spears, Charly McClain, Jody Miller, Jerry LaCroix, GG Shinn, Percy Sledge, Petra and numerous others. …

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Episode 1 – Brian Flynn

2012-12-13 :: Listen Up!
Length: 3s

Brian Flynn discusses his hopes for the podcast and tells a little bit about why he thinks you will enjoy learning more about some great musicians.…

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