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A show Bobby Bones does from his house. In-depth interviews with songwriters, producers and artists in Nashville that reveal the stories behind the biggest songs, candid anecdotes and personal stories.

A show Bobby Bones does from his house. In-depth interviews with songwriters, producers and artists in Nashville that reveal the stories behind the biggest songs, candid anecdotes and personal stories.


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A show Bobby Bones does from his house. In-depth interviews with songwriters, producers and artists in Nashville that reveal the stories behind the biggest songs, candid anecdotes and personal stories.




#321 - Jerry Flowers: No. 1 Songwriter + Bass Player and Musical Director for Keith Urban + Touring with ‘The Ranch’ + Writing with Sam Hunt And His Unusual Process + The Craziest Concert Where Someone Was Bitten

Jerry Flowers has written No. 1 songs for Sam Hunt, Jason Aldean and Billy Currington. He also has a song on the radio right now that he wrote: “Chasing After You” by Ryan Hurd and Maren Morris. On top of that he is Keith Urban’s Bass Player and Musical Director. Jerry tells us about how he first met Keith and played in his first band “The Ranch” and what it was like touring back in the 90’ ultimately what led to the band calling it quits. Jerry and Bobby talk about the other gigs he...


A Message from Bobby + In Case You Missed It: #280 – Bobby Talks to Scuba Steve Origin Story...He About His Crazy Life and Radio

Bobby brings on Scuba Steve who is the executive producer of the Bobby Bones Show. They talk about how he got into radio, past relationships and how he got the job on the Bobby Bones Show. Learn more about your ad-choices at


Introducing: El Flow

Hey, Bobbycast fans! Since you love this podcast, we think you might like this one as well. EL FLOW is a podcast that tells the story of reggaeton, its most emblematic artists, and the secrets of how the genre’s top hits were made. It’s a story of migration, expression, evolution, sexuality, rebellion, and repression. Banned on the radio and ignored by record labels, the artists faced harassment and illegal seizures of their music by the police, as well as defamation campaigns by the...


#320 - Jo Dee Messina on Her Two Major Hits That You’d Be Surprised NEVER Went No. 1 + Taking a Chance on Rascal Flatts As An Opening Act + Asking Writers To Change The Lyrics to “Heads Carolina, Tails California”

Bobby talks to Jo Dee Messina who comes to us from her home in Georgia. Jo Dee talks about how life has taken her from Boston to Nashville to now settling down in Georgia while still touring the country. She talks about the early days of getting her record deal in Nashville with fellow label mate, Tim McGraw. Jo Dee also reveals the two songs that blocked her from landing No. 1’s songs in the 90’s for two of her signature songs. Jo Dee also talks about how she took a chance on having Rascal...


#319 - Reba McEntire on The Untold Story of “Fancy” + Her New Duet with Dolly Parton + Addressed Her Biggest Urban Legends + The First Time She Realized She Was Famous + Going Grocery Shopping By Herself

Bobby sits down with the legend herself, Reba McEntire. They talk about it all! Reba shares stories behind her new project Revived Remixed Revisited including a new version of “Does He Love You” with Dolly Parton. She talks about the time she made her Opry debut and had her set cut short because of Dolly. She addressed all the biggest Urban Legends about her turning down role in Titanic, and if Faith Hill really didn’t get the part as her backup singer. She also talks about where her love of...


#318 – Mackenzie Porter on Balancing being an Actor and Musician + How her duet with Dustin Lynch “Thinking 'Bout You" Came To Be + She Auditioned for Schitt’s Creek With Dan Levy + Have 3 Back to Back No. 1’s in Canada

Mackenzie Porter was the first female to have three back to back number #1’s at Canadian Country radio since Shania Twain and was the #1 Most Played Canadian Country Artist of 2020. As an actress, She starred in all three seasons of the sci-fi thriller Travelers on Netflix. She and Bobby talk about how it’s been for her to go from her fame in Canada to releasing music in the US. Bobby and Macenzie talk about how she found out she was going to be on Dustin Lynch’s duet after he followed her...


#317 - Deana Carter on Special Re-Issue of ‘Did I Shave My Legs For This?’ With New Collabs on ‘Strawberry Wine’ + Writing You and Tequila” that Kenny Chesney Made a No. 1 + Randy Travis Singing Demos In Her House As A Kid

Bobby learns the true meaning and pronunciation behind Deana Carter’s name as they dive into how her dad was a studio session guitar player for major artists. She talks about remembering seeing a young Randy Travis in her home recording demos with her dad. Deana announces the Special Re-Issue for the 25th anniversary of ‘Did I Shave My Legs For This?’ with new collabs on Strawberry Wine and the title track. Deana also tells the story how Kenny Chesney wanted to record “You And Tequila” after...


#316 – Ashley McBryde on Being To Small To Play the Guitar + Amazing Support from Her Mom Being the 6th of 6 Kids + Being Nominated for 3 CMAs including Female Vocalist of the Year

Bobby and Ashley McBryde meet officially for the first time on this podcast. They bond over both being from small towns in Arkansas and being easy targets for being bullied growing up. Ashley shares her story about coming from a musical family and how the support of her mom led her to move to Nashville. Ashley talks about writing her new duet with Carly Pearce, being nominated for 3 CMA and why she regrets the one time she had too much to drink before a show. Learn more about your ad-choices...


#315 - Songwriter Luke Dick on writing No. 1’s with Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and Eric Church + How He Went from Philosophy Professor to Grammy Nominated Songwriter

Luke Dick is one of the most sought after songwriters in Nashville. Rolling Stone called him “Nashville’s most outside-the-box tunesmith” He is a frequent collaborator with Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Brothers Osborne, Dierks Bentley and Natalie Hemby. Bobby and Luke talk about the stories behind his No. 1’s “Bluebird “Round Here Buzz”, “Burning Man” and his extensive list of songs written for other artists. Luke shares how he went from teaching philosophy to getting back into the...


A Message from Bobby + In Case You Missed It: #219 - Russell Dickerson + his wife Kailey on shooting the video for ‘Yours’ during a Tornado Warning + Why They Broke Up For A Month + His Surprise Song Proposal

Russell Dickerson and his wife Kailey have been together for 10 years. They talk about how they met in college, broke up for a month and then got married. Russell talks about the struggle to find a home at a record label and how it took 4 years for his debut song to go No. 1. Kailey talks about how she is the creative director behind Russell when it comes to music videos, photography, merch design and more! Learn more about your ad-choices at


#314 - Matthew Ramsey of Old Dominion on The Dynamic of the Band and their Success + Starting Out As A Songwriter and Getting A Kenny Chensey cut + Painting for the First Time In Years

Matthew Ramsey of Old Dominion started out playing music and painting in his parents basement. He made the decision to pursue music when he realized that his dreams of being an illustrator may not add up to what he wanted to be. He talks about grinding for years working random jobs in Nashville until he finally landed a publishing deal and started to get his songs recorded by Kenny Chensey and Sam Hunt. He talks about the dynamic of the band, how they formed and to which they owe their...


#313 – On Time with Bobby Bones: Jon Pardi on Meeting George Strait and Guessing Cheap from Expensive Tequila + New Artist Nikita Karmen Performs + Top 5 New Music Releases of the Week

It’s the season Finale of “On Time With Bobby Bones” and we saved the best for last. Bobby welcomes Jon Pardi to talk about the first time he met George Strait, the story behind his new song “Tequila Little Time” and Jon performs! New artist Nikita Karmen stops by to perform some new music and reveals why she DOESN'T want people to buy tickets to an upcoming show. Plus, Bobby’s wife Caitlin stops by to talk about life as a newlywed and a game of “This or That”. Learn more about your...


#312 - Bobby and Eddie on Famous Musicians That Actually Discovered Other Musicians + Laci Kaye Booth on American Idol, Signing Her First Record Deal + Releasing Debut Project

Bobby has a list of musicians that were discovered by other famous musicians. Bobby sits down with Laci Kaye Booth who finished in the Top 5 on American Idol and has now moved to Nashville. She talks about what it was like being on the show, how hard it was for her family to move and how she landed a record deal. Plus the new music releases of the week! Learn more about your ad-choices at


In Case You Missed It: #220 Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay on The Untold Story of Meeting Dan + Getting Justin Bieber On A Song

Shay Mooney from Dan + Shay talks about how he grew up in Natural Dam, Arkansas which is a town of less than 500 people. He originally started as a solo artist and then met Dan at a house party. Shay talks his first deal with T Pain’s record label and how he had to get out of it to start Dan + Shay. He talks about the struggles of playing shows to 4 people to selling out arenas all across the country. He also talks about his love for Star Wars’s The Mandalorian and how they got Justin Bieber...


In Case You Missed It: #98 Dan Smyers of Dan + Shay on the Origin Story of the Duo

Dan Smyers stops by to talk about his pop punk days, how we would get by being broke, how they decided on a name and more! Learn more about your ad-choices at


Introducing: Blood on the Tracks Season 2

Hi, Bobbycast fans! Since you love music and great podcasts, we think you'll enjoy the new season of Blood on the Tracks: The John Lennon Story. But, don't just take our word for it. Check out this trailer and decide for yourself! About: John Lennon: Rebel. Radical. Revolutionary. The story of John Lennon’s post-Beatles years in the turbulent, political, and violent 1970s is told from the perspective of those who knew him best. BLOOD ON THE TRACKS is part true crime, part historical fiction,...


#311 - Kappy Manager for Luke Combs and Niko Moon + How Luke Combs Got To Where He Is and Sacrifice He Went Through To Be His Manager + Advice for New Artists on How To Make It

Kappy is Luke Combs' manager and has been with Luke since the very beginning...even before he had a record deal! Kappy talks about the early days and the sacrifices he made on the road because he knew Luke was destined to be a star. Kappy talks about what it’s like managing him and his roster of artists which include Niko Moon, Hailey Whitters and more! He also gives his advice to new artists who want to know how they can stick out and be discovered. Learn more about your ad-choices at...


#310 - Lisa Loeb on Why She Was Never Invited Back to Perform on Letterman + Her New Musical + Shy Carter on Writing Songs for Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Charlie Puth

Bobby talks to Lisa Loeb who you may recognize from No. 1 hit song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the movie Reality Bites. She talks about her career in the 90’s and why she was never invited back to perform on David Letterman. She also talks about how the inspiration for her new musical came to be. Bobby sits down with Shy Carter who has written several No. 1’s for Kane Brown, Billy Currington, Sugarland and Charlie Puth. He talks about his friendship with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill and how he...


Introducing: MTV Behind The Music

MTV’s Behind the Music is back! The groundbreaking music documentary series returns with the best of the vault, updated and remastered for audio. Each episode profiles one of music’s most influential icons from 50 Cent to AC/DC, Courtney Love to Madonna, and more. Experience their unfiltered journeys to success and their personal stories of hardships and triumphs in this audio companion to the Paramount+ Behind the Music series. Listen to the MTV Behind the Music podcast on the iHeartRadio...


#309 - Bobby and Eddie on Cover Songs That Might Be Better Than the Original Version + The Only One-Hit Wonder Ever to Win the Two Big Awards at the Grammys

Bobby, Eddie and Mike D debate what songs we prefer when it comes to original and their most famous cover versions. Bobby talks about the only one hit-wonder to win a Grammy. "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin. It’s a song you will remember…but maybe don’t realize how successful it was. And also the controversy that happened when it won. Learn more about your ad-choices at