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Reed Watson

Reed Watson is the drummer for Belle Adair as well as John Paul White. Reed is also the label manager for Single Lock Records in Florence, Alabama. NOTE: This episode was recorded in the Fall of 2017 before the new Belle Adair album was released and before the Crimson Tide won another National Championship. I almost deleted the conversation about football, but it was too fun so I left it in...


Andrew Nelson - Great Peacock

Andrew Nelson, of Great Peacock, is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter. Great Peacock just released their new album, Gran Pavo Real, on Rope-A-Dope Records. In this episode, we cover everything from how the band got started to posting about politics on Facebook in the current political climate. And we also created a new drink! Give it a listen to find out more about it. Twitter and Instagram : @thealabamatake


John Paul White

John Paul White is a Grammy-winning artist that calls Florence, Alabama home. In this episode, we lament the deaths of Tom Petty & Prince as well as cover all sorts of ground about his background growing up in the Muscle Shoals music scene. He talks about learning how to make a name for yourself in the shadows of the great musicians from the area and how he learned from them in the process. If you've ever wondered how a boy who is originally from Loretto, TN became a die-hard Detroit...


Bonus! Marvel Avengers Infinity War

A bonus episode already? Whatever! Corey wanted to talk to Blaine Duncan (head writer/wrangler at The Alabama Take) and his wife Jaimee Hannah about the newest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So we did just that. Give it a listen and you'll hear all of our thoughts about the movie as well as the first official installment of "Done Up Real Good". Twitter and Instagram : @thealabamatake


Jay Burgess - The Pollies

Jay Burgess is a singer/songwriter and frontman of The Pollies from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Jay got his start in a band called Sons of Roswell and toured the Southeastern U.S. before forming The Pollies. They have released 2 albums so far, "Where the Lies Begin" on This Is American Music and "Not Here" on Single Lock Records. The Pollies have also backed Browan Lollar on an EP as well as the late Chris Porter and currently serve as the backing band for Dylan Leblanc. On this episode,...


Louisa Amber Murray - The Bear

On our first episode, we're talking to Louisa Amber Murray from The Bear. From their artist page on BIO THE BEAR IS THE BRAINCHILD OF HUSBAND AND WIFE SINGER/SONGWRITERS LOUISA MURRAY AND NATHAN PITTS. Based in the Shoals area of North Alabama, the couple began The Bear as a duo, but gradually added an ensemble of multi-instrumentalists. Kyle Minckler, Ben Stedman, Daniel Stoddard, and Ben Tanner accompany Murray and Pitts, rotating on drums, upright and electric...