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Nashville, TN based veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael J speaks with industry pros and up-and-coming talent (comedians, writers, actors, producers, musicians, performers and others) in the field of arts and entertainment.

Nashville, TN based veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael J speaks with industry pros and up-and-coming talent (comedians, writers, actors, producers, musicians, performers and others) in the field of arts and entertainment.
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Location:

United States

Description:

Nashville, TN based veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael J speaks with industry pros and up-and-coming talent (comedians, writers, actors, producers, musicians, performers and others) in the field of arts and entertainment.

Language:

English

Contact:

615-440-0015


Episodes

Episode 54 - Lee Turner (Darius Rucker)

5/18/2019
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EP 54 - Lee Turner (Darius Rucker) MJ sits down with Lee Turner of Darius Rucker's band and they discuss everything from Lee's early career as a sideman, to landing his longstanding gig with Darius, sobriety, how Lee met his wife, and everything in-between. Lee Turner on Instagram 2Twenty2 Studios Tiffany Turner Music Lyman Guitars Hailish Valvetrain Amplifiers Lyman Guitars "TYMA" Acoustic

Duration:01:01:56

Episode 53 - Everyone Has A Story - Aurora

5/11/2019
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EP 53 - Everyone Has A Story - Aurora MJ plays his entire full-length record Aurora and tells the stories behind the songs and the making of the album.

Duration:00:54:18

Episode 52 - Brian Craddock of Daughtry

5/5/2019
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EP 52 - Brian Craddock of Daughtry MJ and Brian sit down in Brian's home studio in Nashville, TN and discuss his beginnings in Charlottesville, VA, how he ultimately landed the gig with Daughtry for the last 13 years, their mutual love of all things Tom Petty and one of the best Don Henley stories ever told. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road". Painting of Tom Petty by Will Thomas Reed briancraddockart.com NashvilleTco.com Brian Craddock on Instagram Daughtry...

Duration:01:27:04

Episode 51 - Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole (The Smashing Pumpkins)

4/28/2019
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EP 51 - Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole (The Smashing Pumpkins) MJ sits down with Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole to talk about her beginnings in Australia, her songwriting process, and her touring experience & work with Billy Corgan and The Smashing Pumpkins. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road". Katie Cole Official Website Katie Cole on Instagram "Stories From The Road" Eric Johnson Postcard from 1990

Duration:01:19:42

Episode 50 - The Road So Far

4/21/2019
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EP 50 - The Road So Far The definitive "Greatest Hits" package of TURN IT ON. This episode is a retrospective of everything that has happened since the show started in 2015 with appearances by every guest that has ever been on the podcast. A perfect starting point for new listeners and the ultimate refresher for die-hard fans of the program.

Duration:01:48:22

Episode 49 - The Ivins

4/14/2019
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Ep 49 - The Ivins MJ sits down and chats with Jim and Jack Ivins and Hatton Taylor of Nashville-based rock outfit The Ivins. Also another installment of "Stories From The Road". http://theivins.com Exploding Boy on Yamaha's Soundcheck

Duration:01:28:07

Episode 48 - Jodi Aman

4/7/2019
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Ep 48 - Jodi Aman (Author, Psychotherapist, Intuitive Counselor, Anxiety Tamer) MJ chats with his lifelong friend Jodi Aman about the pitfalls of Anxiety and Depression and how to deal with them as well as topics from her book "You 1, Anxiety 0". Also, another installment of "STORIES FROM THE ROAD" jodiaman.com

Duration:00:56:54

Episode 47 - Singer/Songwriter Bill Crosby

3/31/2019
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Ep 47 - Singer/Songwriter Bill Crosby MJ and Bill chat about their 25 year + friendship, Bill auditioning to play at The Bluebird in Nashville, how he got started writing and performing Children's music and the pitfalls and benefits of living in Nashville. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road". Stories From The Road "The Chet"

Duration:01:04:36

Episode 46 - Samantha Frances of Frances & The Foundation

3/24/2019
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Ep 46 - Samantha Frances of Frances & The Foundation MJ and Samantha chat about her upbringing, her beginnings in music, Frances & The Foundation, her new project Srry Abt Ur Butt, and what it means to be a true artist. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road". "Stories From The Road" Gibson Chet Atkins Certificate Of Authenticity

Duration:01:06:25

Episode 45 - Brandi Sidoryk & Katie Rox of Nice Horse

3/17/2019
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Ep 45 - Katie Rox & Brandi Sidoryk of Nice Horse MJ talks with Brandi and Katie about everything from their beginnings at a songwriting retreat in Hawaii to working with legendary producer Bob Rock, hanging in the studio with Bryan Adams, dealing with “Imposter Syndrome”, touring with Tom Cochrane and everything else in-between. Also, another installment of STORIES FROM THE ROAD. MJ with Kevin Nealon

Duration:01:22:29

Episode 44 - Drummer/Producer Luke DeJaynes (Jameson Rodgers)

3/10/2019
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Ep 44 - Drummer/Producer Luke DeJaynes (Jameson Rodgers) MJ and Luke chat about Luke's beginnings, his experiences on the "Beer Never Broke My Heart" Tour with Jameson Rodgers, LANCO, and Luke Combs so far, fish tacos, finding balance in life and another installment of "STORIES FROM THE ROAD". "Chuck Wicks Alligator Story" Photos

Episode 43 - Bassist Matt Gandenberger (Aaron Goodvin, The Van-Dells)

3/4/2019
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Ep 43 - Bassist Matt Gandenberger (Aaron Goodvin, The Van-Dells) MJ and Matt sit down in a hotel room on the road in Canada and chat about the road, Matt's new role as a father, and all things music. Also, another installment of "STORIES FROM THE ROAD".

Duration:01:00:17

Episode 42 - Bassist Billy Sheehan (Talas, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs)

2/18/2019
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EP 42 - Bassist Billy Sheehan (Talas, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs) MJ sits down with legendary bassist Billy Sheehan and discusses Billy's beginnings in Buffalo, NY through his time playing with David Lee Roth of Van Halen, how he formed Mr. Big, staying fresh with practice techniques, what he does to prepare himself for shows and SO MUCH MORE. Also, another installment of STORIES FROM THE ROAD. Website: billysheehan.com Twitter: @billyonbass Instagram: @billysheehanonbass

Duration:01:10:09

Episode 41 - Guitarist Chris Nix (Jonathan Davis, The Power Triplets)

2/10/2019
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EP 41 - Guitarist Chris Nix (Jonathan Davis, The Power Triplets) MJ and Chris talk shop about guitars, effects, amps, and all aspects of being a true guitar-nerd. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road".

Duration:01:19:46

Episode 40 - Guitarist Adam Flöhmeyer (Jameson Rodgers, Eastland)

1/31/2019
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EP 40 - Guitarist Adam Flöhmeyer (Jameson Rodgers, Eastland) MJ and Adam discuss their time touring and playing together, Jameson Rodgers, Veganism, the band Eastland and Texas... "The Best Goddamn Country In The World". Includes another installment of "Stories From The Road", and the song "Our Town" by Adam's band Eastland.

Duration:01:30:47

Episode 39 - Drummer Kasey Todd (Aaron Goodvin, Tonic, Jace Everett, The Van-Dells)

1/27/2019
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Ep 38 - Drummer Kasey Todd MJ and Kasey talk about playing shows on the road, playing corporate parties, dealing with unruly audience members, and Kasey's time recording at the World Famous Abbey Road Studios in London, among other things. Also, another installment of STORIES FROM THE ROAD.

Duration:01:09:03

Episode 38 - We're Back! - 2018 Year-End Mini-sode!

12/15/2018
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Episode 38 - We're Back! 2018 Year-End Mini-Sode Turn It On is back! Michael J talks about his podcast hiatus of the last year, discusses the future of the show, gives another installment of "Stories From The Road", and plays the song "Atmosphere" from his latest record "Aurora".

Duration:00:17:05

Episode 37 - Via Maris

12/11/2017
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Ep 37 - Via Maris Michael J gives the latest installment of "Stories From The Road' and plays his 2016 release Via Maris and tells the stories behind the songs and the making of the record.

Duration:01:17:13

Episode 36 - A Farewell To Tom Petty

10/6/2017
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Ep 36 - A Farewell To Tom Petty MJ and Mark Camire talk about the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, gun control, the death of Tom Petty, and the perils of dating in the modern world among other things. It's like one giant "Stories From The Road" installment this time out so buckle up.

Duration:01:19:57

Episode 35 - Drummer Mike Malinin (The Goo Goo Dolls, Tanya Tucker)

9/17/2017
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Ep 35 - Drummer Mike Malinin (The Goo Goo Dolls, Tanya Tucker) Mike Malinin was a member of The Goo Goo Dolls for 19 years. When his tenure with that band ended, he decided to move to Nashville and is now the band leader and drummer for Country Music Legend Tanya Tucker. Michael J and Mike sit down on an outdoor patio at a Starbucks outside of Nashville for a chat and discuss everything from learning how to play Country music to Mike's influences in 80's punk music.

Duration:01:01:43