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"There are only two people in art that matter: There's the creative individual and the person experiencing it. And everything else is an artificial filter. This is a way for me to speak directly to you -- people who enjoy whatever it is that I do -- without any filters whatsoever." This program features creative people sharing informal conversations, tall tales and vague recollections from backstage and beyond.

"There are only two people in art that matter: There's the creative individual and the person experiencing it. And everything else is an artificial filter. This is a way for me to speak directly to you -- people who enjoy whatever it is that I do -- without any filters whatsoever." This program features creative people sharing informal conversations, tall tales and vague recollections from backstage and beyond.
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East Nashville, TN

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"There are only two people in art that matter: There's the creative individual and the person experiencing it. And everything else is an artificial filter. This is a way for me to speak directly to you -- people who enjoy whatever it is that I do -- without any filters whatsoever." This program features creative people sharing informal conversations, tall tales and vague recollections from backstage and beyond.

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@OtisGibbs

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 163: Picking With Clarence White

8/24/2018
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David Grier is a 3 time IBMA Guitar Player Of The Year and he talks about how the great, Clarence White befriended him when he was a kid.

Duration:00:24:27

Episode 162: Norwegian Black Metal

8/23/2018
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Pytten shares stories from the early days of Black Metal in Bergen, Norway.

Duration:00:32:19

Episode 161: Ebbets Field In Denver, Colorado

8/15/2018
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Kenny Vaughan talks about Denver in the 60’s and 70s and the iconic music venue, Ebbets Field.

Duration:00:41:23

Episode 160: Tragedy At The Indiana State Fair

2/28/2018
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Indianapolis Star journalist, Dave Lindquist talks about witnessing a tragic stage collapse at a Sugarland concert in Indianapolis…

Duration:00:29:18

Episode 159: Working For The Highwaymen

2/26/2018
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Reggie Young talks about touring and recording with Johnny, Waylon, Willie and Kris: The Highwaymen.

Duration:00:23:39

Episode 158: The Art Of Sgt. Pepper’s

12/6/2017
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Bill DeMain Is the co-author of Sgt. Pepper at 50. Bill shares some wonderful stories about the making of the most recognizable album artwork of all time.

Duration:00:40:51

Episode 157: When Ray Wylie Hubbard Met Joe Walsh

11/27/2017
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Ray Wylie Hubbard talks about the time Ringo Starr played Snake Farm to Joe Walsh and the friendship that followed.

Duration:00:24:01

Episode 156: A Painting From John Mellencamp

10/10/2017
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Dean Metcalf talks about the painting John Mellencamp gave to the Bob and Tom Show and the strange story surrounding it.

Duration:00:22:17

Episode 155: The Legend Of Rocky Hill

9/5/2017
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John Lomax tells the story of a Texas guitar legend who blew every opportunity and burned every bridge.

Duration:00:30:52

Episode 154: The Houston Folklore Society

8/14/2017
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John Lomax II talks about how his father influenced Guy Clark, Lightnin Hopkins, Townes Van Zandt, Mance Lipscomp, and a lot of other young artists in Houston.

Duration:00:34:53

Episode 153: Reggie Young’s Memories Of Recording With Elvis

7/24/2017
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Reggie Young talks a bout playing guitar on Elvis Presley’s legendary recordings at American Sound Studios in Memphis. These sessions produced Suspicious Minds, In The Ghetto, Kentucky Rain and other all time Elvis classics.

Duration:00:28:11

Episode 152: George Harrison’s Gift To Badfinger

7/19/2017
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Chris McKinney tells the story of how one guitar helped define the sound of The Beatles and Badfinger. Chris is the curator of the Jim Irsay Guitar Collection.

Duration:00:28:18

Episode 151: REM Invades West Virginia

7/6/2017
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Larry Groce talks about the time the biggest band in the world came to Charleston, West Virginia to play Mountain Stage.

Duration:00:24:25

Episode 150: Otis’ State Of The Union Address

6/21/2017
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Otis talks about the history of the show and his plans moving forward.

Duration:00:32:05

Episode 149: Jason Molina Stories

5/12/2017
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Ben Swanson is part owner of Secretly Group (Secretly Canadian/Jagjaguwar). Listen in as he shares stories about his friend, Jason Molina.

Duration:00:30:08

Episode 148: Ray Wylie Hubbard’s Life Well Lived

4/12/2017
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Ray Wylie Hubbard shares stories about whore dog gigs, unscrupulous promoters, Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Freddie King and a ton more.

Duration:00:29:24

Episode 147: Slaid Cleaves And The Importance Of Mentors

3/31/2017
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Slaid Cleaves pays tribute to Don Walser, Fred Eaglesmith, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Gurf Morlix for taking the time to teach him a few lessons along the way.

Duration:00:27:55

Episode 146: Johnny Cash’s First Interview

3/24/2017
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Aaron Allan talks about being the first person to interview Johnny Cash while working as a disc jockey in San Antonio in the 1950s.

Duration:00:21:10

Episode 145: Bill Monroe At The Station Inn

3/7/2017
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Mike Bub shares stories about Bill Monroe hanging and playing at Nashville’s Bluegrass Mecca, The Station Inn.

Duration:00:27:53

Episode 144: Guy Clark’s Favorite T-Shirt

1/27/2017
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Shawn Camp shares stories about his friendship with the great Guy Clark.

Duration:00:31:43