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Faces to Places Podcast is about riding the backroads of our country seeking out interesting people, places and all things Americana.

Faces to Places Podcast is about riding the backroads of our country seeking out interesting people, places and all things Americana.

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United States

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Faces to Places Podcast is about riding the backroads of our country seeking out interesting people, places and all things Americana.

Language:

English

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6155547072


Episodes

Meet Mr. Lincoln

1/16/2022
It's not very often you get the opportunity to set down with a President of The United States of America but I sure did! I had the privilege of setting across the table and having a conversation with President Abraham Lincoln right here in the Recording Bunker at Faces To Places Headquarters! Actually it was Dennis Boggs who has been telling the story of Abe Lincoln for over 20 years and he has a great story about how he got into local theatre and the role it played in helping him to become...

Duration:00:36:49

Jack Daniel Distillery Lynchburg Tennessee

12/11/2021
This episode I travel south to the Jack Daniel Distillery where I have a great conversation with Jed Lirette who is the Senior Brand Ambassador for Jack Daniel's Whiskey. Jed knows all there is to know about Jack Daniel's Whiskey and the day to day operation at the Distillery. We talk a little about everything from what it was like for Jed growing up in Lynchburg to to the distilling process and the legacy of the families that work there at the distillery. After our conversation Jed takes us...

Duration:01:24:52

Chisolm Lake Store Restaurant

11/8/2021
This episode takes us to the Mississippi River bottoms lands of West Tennessee to one of the most unique American restaurants I know. Its the Chisolm Lake Store Restaurant! The drive to this uniquely original steak house is all part of its attraction as you wind your way down the bluff just outside the town of Ripley and over the bridge past Cucklebur Slew. While there I sit down with Bubba Humphreys who is the Owner/Operator as he talks about how the restaurant survives and continues to...

Duration:01:02:51

Reta Spry the 12 MPH Queen

9/27/2021
In this episode I go to the rural community of Bruceville, Tennessee to talk with Reta Spry. Reta is a West Tennessee farmer and her hobby is tractor pulling. Hang out with us in Reta’s back yard surrounded by corn fields as we talk about her experience with tractor pulling and winning in a motorsport mostly dominated by men except when she's around and very often lands in the winners circle. We also talk a little about life and Reta has a couple of doughnut eating pets that you just got to...

Duration:00:47:11

Reawakening of Steam Locomotive 576

7/15/2021
In this episode you'll hear about a kids hair-raising experience with outhouse critters and how Big Daddy used good ole country ingenuity to get a clear picture on the television broadcast all the way from Jackson, TN using a pair of vise grips. We also talk about Momma Rodgers favorite country artist, her trip to the Grand Ole Opry and you will discover how the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville got it's name. I also visit the train shop at The Tennessee Central Railway Museum and have a great...

Duration:00:41:52

Christmas Clatter and our Summer Solstice Ice Cream Social

6/17/2021
On this episode just in time and in celebration of Leon Day (June 25th) and or Annual Summer Solstice Ice Cream Social (June 21st) I'll be talking about holiday foods at our house and the quirky Thanksgiving traditon that our family calls Scrap Day. I will also tell y'all about how a fantastic podcast called Christmas Clatter hosted by Todd Killian has helped me to overcome the post holiday blues that gets me every year. If you haven't liked and subscribed to Christmas Clatter I highly...

Duration:00:31:26

Soda Pop Junction/Lynnville Tennessee

4/17/2021
In this episode I get have a great conversation with Johnny Phelps who is the owner of The Soda Pop Junction in the beautiful small rural town of Lynnville Tennessee. Johnny tells us about what Lynnville was like and how it became the beautiful picturesque "All American" town it is today. We'll also learn about The Soda Pop Junction's famous Johnny Burger that was voted best hamburger in the state. The Soda Pop Junction is also home of the 2nd best milkshake in the state but listen in and...

Duration:00:26:23

The Art of Art

3/18/2021
I recently got to hangout with Art Vincent in his custom leather shop right here in Nashville. Take a seat with us as Art talks about his journey of how he became one the best high end custom leather workers in the country. Arts custom leather work has been featured on the front page of several magazines and he has written how to articles and were published in Leather Crafter and Saddlers Journal. In this episode Art also talks about marathon canoe racing, competitive archery and how he had...

Duration:00:45:25

Leatherwood Distillery

2/18/2021
Come and join me as I visit with Andy Lang, owner and head distiller at Leatherwood Distillery in Pleasant View Tennessee. Andy is a retired 26 year Army veteran and a Special Forces Green Beret that tells us about making moonshine in the mountains of Afghanistan and how he once made wine out of a MRE while overseas. While sitting across the table Andy also talks about the very fine hand crafted rums, bourbons, rye whiskey and moonshines he makes there at Leatherwood Distillery. I also go on...

Duration:00:58:48

RM Brooks General Store

12/20/2020
RM Brooks General Store in Rugby TN was built in the 1920's and is a beautiful example of old time general stores that was once plentiful across our country. Fourth generation owner/operator Tiffany Terry was kind enough to sit down with me in her store and tell us all about the history and day to day happenings at RM Brooks. Tiffany also talks about her award winning fried bologna sandwiches as well as her hamburgers and how she came about the recipe for her awesome fried pies.

Duration:00:30:27

RM Brooks General Store

12/17/2020
RM Brooks General Store in Rugby TN was built in the 1920's and is a beautiful example of old time general stores that was once plentiful across our country. Fourth generation owner/operator Tiffany Terry was kind enough to take a seat in her store and tell us all about the history and the day to day happenings at RM Brooks. Tiffany also talks about her award winning fried bologna sandwiches and hamburgers as well as how she came about the recipe for her awesome fried pies.

Duration:00:30:27

Allardt TN Great Pumpkin Festival and Weigh Off

11/19/2020
Come listen in as I talk with some of the best giant pumpkin growers in the country as there competing at the Great Pumpkin Festival and Weigh Off in Allardt TN. Find out if this is the year one of these Giant Vegetable growers sets a new state or world record for the largest pumpkin or vegetable!

Duration:00:27:29

Jack Bennett Knives

10/14/2020
In this episode of Faces To Places find out how an old pocket knife was used as a guide through life and how a very talented young man went about the process of learning the art of bladesmithing while preserving pieces of American industrial history.

Duration:00:15:28

B.E. Scott's BBQ

9/24/2020
Zach Parker is a second generation owner and pitmaster at B.E. Scott's in Lexington, Tennessee. Zach shares his knowledge of cooking old time, whole hog bbq and we find out what his day is like running one of the best whole hog bbq restaurants in the south. Also in this episode Zach tells us how cooking whole hog bbq took he and his family to another country!

Duration:00:21:43

Summer Solstice Ice Cream Social

8/12/2020
Find out how a summers night of homemade ice cream under a shade tree in our front yard turned into an annual event enjoyed by friends, neighbors and families.

Duration:00:18:21