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Children of Song is a unique podcast that explores what it must have been like to grow up surrounded by music.

Children of Song is a unique podcast that explores what it must have been like to grow up surrounded by music.
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Children of Song is a unique podcast that explores what it must have been like to grow up surrounded by music.

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Episodes

Jordan Davis: Redefining Country

4/16/2018
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The up and coming Country Music star, Jordan Davis joins us in the studio this week to talk about his debut album Home State, which has industry insiders buzzing about its originality. The dynamic singer/songwriter known for his big, bushy beard is getting more attention for his hit song Singles You Up which continues to make its way to the top of the charts. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Jordan talks about...

Duration:00:44:45

Chita Rivera and Daughter Lisa Mordente: A Broadway Legend Looks Back

4/9/2018
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The two-time Tony Award winner, Chita Rivera looks back at her sensational career from charming the master choreographer George Balanchine, to wowing audiences in the American classic West Side Story... and beyond. This episode includes her journey with the composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb and their winning collaboration in Kiss of the Spider Woman. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Ms. Rivera and her...

Duration:00:50:02

Dylan Scott: Staying True to His Roots

4/2/2018
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Louisiana native Dylan Scott stops by the studio to talk about his journey from the tiny town of Bastrop to one the top artists to watch in Country Music. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Dylan sings some of his biggest songs in this episode including his #1 hit My Girl, Making This Girl Go Crazy and Hooked. The series producer, Brad Newman hosts this fun-filled episode from our podcast studios in midtown...

Duration:00:28:29

Jason D. Williams: Boogie Woogie Fever

3/26/2018
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One of the best showmen around, Jason D. Williams lights up this week's podcast with his own brand of humor, electrifying piano playing and stories galore. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. The son of Jerry Lee Lewis, in this episode we delve into what makes these two entertainers so unique. Jason D. demonstrates how he can swing with his left hand in a way that would leave the greatest of piano players in...

Duration:00:40:17

Pat Green: Dancehall Dreamin’ with a Texas Legend

3/16/2018
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Pat Green's been called the "Springsteen of the Southwest" and while this comparison would be flattering to any artist, in this case, it also falls a little short. Sure, he has plenty of grit and a soulful voice that can draw in the toughest of crowds. But in this episode, Green does it without a hint of swagger or arrogance often associated with big-time acts. In fact, this country music star is just as approachable and down to earth as that great neighbor across the street. As Green...

Duration:00:56:18

Ashley Campbell and the Orbison Boys: Remembering Two Giants

3/12/2018
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In this episode, Ashley Campbell, Wesley, Roy and Alex Orbison sit down to talk about growing up with their famous fathers, Glen Campbell and Roy Orbison. Among other revealing stories, we find out these two musical giants respected and adored one another. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Great stories throughout this one including a gem about a disheveled Bob Dylan who was mistaken for a homeless person by the...

Duration:01:02:09

William Michael Morgan: Ready, Willing and Able

3/5/2018
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Up-and-coming country music star William Michael Morgan stops by for an entertaining trip down memory lane. We find out William ran around the house belting out Marty Robbins' El Paso as a small child and worked his up to playing honky-tonks throughout Mississippi all before he was just 10-years-old. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. William reveals some wonderful insight about his journey to Nashville, his close...

Duration:00:39:51

The McCrary Sisters: Keepin’ it Real

2/26/2018
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Ann, Deborah, Regina and Alfreda McCrary have backed up some of the greatest singers of all time including Elvis, Bob Dylan, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and many more. In this episode, the sisters talk about growing up in a house surrounded by music and famous gospel artists; their father was the legendary Sam McCrary, a founding member of The Fairfield Four. The four share wonderful insight about their musical journey, one that includes bringing Bob Dylan home to their parents,...

Duration:00:51:20

Alyssa Bonagura: Riding the Bus with Baillie & the Boys

2/12/2018
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Alyssa Bonagura was still a baby when she set off on tour with her parents Kathie Baillie and Mike Bonagura, who made up two-thirds of Baillie & the Boys, and she's never looked back since. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, you'll hear how a musical gift was nurtured by two country music stars who were quick to share the limelight with their talented little girl. Alyssa as well as her parents share...

Duration:01:14:29

SmithField: Big Harmonies… Even Bigger Dreams

2/2/2018
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The up-and-coming duo SmithField reveals their bumpy road to recognition in this episode filled with perfect harmonies that accent their powerful journey from childhood friends to legitimate artists. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Trey Smith and Jennifer Fiedler make up SmithField, the band on everyone's "2018 Artists to Watch" list. The two talk about their incredible journey, which includes an assortment of...

Duration:00:44:21

Dean Miller: Stepping Out of Daddy’s Shadow

1/29/2018
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In this episode, the singer/songwriter Dean Miller talks about what it was like growing up with his legendary father, the incomparable Roger Miller. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Dean sings a sweet version of "Little Toy Trains" which his father wrote for him when he was just 2 years old, as well as snippets of his own catalog including "Nowhere, USA" and "Standing in My Daddy's Shadow." Great stories flow...

Duration:00:44:04

Bobby Bare and Bobby Bare, Jr.: Same Name, Different Sounds

1/19/2018
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Legendary singer/songwriter Bobby Bare sits down with us and his rock and roller son, Bobby Bare Jr. These two may play very different kinds of music but in this episode it's easy to see how close and protective they are of one another's craft. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Great stories throughout this one including a gem where Bobby steered Jr. away from getting a permanent role on the TV show, Hee Haw for...

Duration:00:43:38

Jimmy Wayne: A Homeless Kid Who Found His Way To the Opry

1/12/2018
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In this emotional episode, the singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne opens up about his devastating childhood. Growing up, he survived a father who abandoned him and an abusive mother who eventually dumped him on the side of the road near a bus station hundreds of miles from his home. In and out of foster homes, Jimmy ultimately found a couple who brought him into their home and encouraged his interest in music. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google...

Duration:00:47:48

Marcus Hummon with his son, Levi Hummon: Make it Love

1/8/2018
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These father and son singer/songwriters may be a generation apart, but musically they are very much in tune. In this episode, persistence and belief is a recurring theme that appears in story after story. From Marcus getting a call out of the blue from country singer Wynonna to Levi receiving a message from rocker Steven Tyler, these artists with shared bloodlines embrace these surreal, make-or-break career moments and rise to the occasion with grace and humility. Subscribe and download...

Duration:00:50:06

John Michael Montgomery with his son, Walker Montgomery: Passing the Torch

12/29/2017
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In his heyday, John Michael Montgomery was one of the biggest country stars on the planet with 30 charted singles and seven number one hits. In this charming episode, he's joined by his up-and-coming son Walker as they talk about growing up under the Montgomery roof and singing "Life's a Dance" together as soon as his son could play well enough to join him on stage. Great stories include Walker meeting Randy Travis for the first time, the country star teaching his son how to play guitar...

Duration:00:39:38

Kendell Marvel: Honky Tonk Headman Aims for the Big Time

12/22/2017
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In this episode, singer/songwriter Kendell Marvel brings a little honky tonk to the studio. Kendell shares a brilliant father-son story in which his daddy warns him about singing with the crazy talented Chris Stapleton. The two have written over 60 songs together. Kendell's old man and biggest fan told him, "You sounded awesome but you might want to be careful with who you bring home and not bring somebody that good." Kendell laughed and said if it had been any other songwriter he might...

Duration:00:38:31

Pam Tillis: Celebrating the Coca-Cola Cowboy

12/18/2017
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Country music star Pam Tillis invites us into her home for a special tribute celebrating the life of her late father, the legendary Mel Tillis. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, Pam shares funny stories about touring and performing with her father, revealing their relationship was at times complicated, but their respect for one another as artists never wavered. We recorded this episode before the...

Duration:00:44:49

Lee Brice: Pleasing to the Heart

12/11/2017
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An emotional Lee Brice stops by to talk about growing up inside a family of song. Surrounded by a musical mother who grew up singing gospel with her sisters, and a daddy who sang bass, Lee says all they did as a family growing up was, "sing, sing, sing." Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Lee pays tribute to family and his country roots on his latest self-titled album with a song he says maybe his best yet. In this...

Duration:00:54:32

Sara Evans: Born to Fly

12/1/2017
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In this episode, we sit down with country music star, Sara Evans. Born to fly, Sara began singing and headlining the Evans Family Band when she was just 5 years old. As you'll hear, Sara was driven and determined to make it at all costs, even if that meant starting from the bottom. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. When she first got to Nashville, Sara made her mark as a demo singer. She used this opportunity to meet...

Duration:00:59:33

John Pizzarelli: A Class Act

11/27/2017
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In this episode we sat down with one of the classiest cats in show business. Like his father before him, John Pizzarelli has become one the best guitarists and entertainers of his generation. Known for expanding the Great American Songbook, John's added spectacular arrangements of pop artists like Tom Waits, Neil Young and Sir Paul McCartney to name a few. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. John tells some colorful...

Duration:00:43:45

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