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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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English


Episodes

Margie Singleton: Trailblazing Legend Still Waltzing with Angels

8/13/2018
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Before Tammy Wynette sang with George Jones, Margie Singleton cut a whole 14 song album and sang powerful harmonies with the country music superstar. A prolific songwriter, Margie perfected her craft on the Louisiana Hayride and even performed there one night with Elvis. As we'll hear, these are just two highlights of a legendary career that has spanned over seven decades. In this episode, Margie takes us through her remarkable journey, where we'll learn the inspiration behind some of her...

Duration:00:38:44

Krystal Keith: Sweet & Tart

7/23/2018
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In this episode of Children of Song, we find out what it was like growing up with country superstar Toby Keith. According to Krystal, he was just one heck of a Dad. A chip off the old block, Krystal brings plenty of personality and a ton of talent as she tries to burst onto the country music scene. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this segment, we find out Toby Keith gave the music industry the "middle finger"...

Duration:00:38:15

Joel Grey: The Master of Ceremonies Plays On

7/16/2018
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The Emmy, Tony and Oscar award winner Joel Grey looks back at a sensational career that has spanned seven decades. It all started back at the Cleveland Playhouse when he was just 9 years old and still flourishes on Broadway and in Hollywood to this day. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, Mr. Grey talks about how he overcame antisemitism, hid from his sexuality, and made his way from the nightclub...

Duration:00:42:47

Thompson Square: Meet Mr. and Mrs. Country Music

7/9/2018
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This week Children of Song welcomes Keifer Thompson and Shawna McIlwain to the podcast. The married duo known as Thompson Square delight fans with their upbeat love songs containing strong melodies and beautiful harmonies. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode we learn that Keifer and Shawna moved to Nashville from different parts of the country on the same week almost 18 years ago. The budding soloists met...

Duration:00:43:00

David Frizzell: Growing Up with a Honky-Tonk Hero

7/2/2018
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The always entertaining David Frizzell sits down with the Children of Song podcast and talks about growing up and touring with his older brother, the honky-tonk legend Lefty Frizzell. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode we get a more complete picture of the great Lefty Frizzell. Known for his hard drinking and quick temper, a gentler Lucky seems to have protected and nurtured his younger brother. "Lefty...

Duration:00:43:54

Brenda Lee: Still a Firecracker with Plenty of Dynamite

6/25/2018
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This week the Rock & Roll and Country Music hall of famer Brenda Lee joins the series for a wide-ranging interview that looks back at her childhood, her incredibly long career and the mentor she's become for young female artists like Taylor Swift, Lauren Alaina and LeAnn Rimes. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, Ms. Lee shows why she's one of the most likable stars of her generation. Down to earth and...

Duration:00:55:18

Cherish Lee: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

6/18/2018
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This week the feisty and uber-talented Cherish Lee joins the podcast and reveals what it was like growing up with her famous parents. Her daddy Johnny Lee, who's also featured in this episode was a legendary honky-tonk hero and her mother Charlene Tilton, was the sexy siren who turned heads and broke hearts on Dallas, one of biggest television shows of all time. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode,...

Duration:00:41:57

Larry Gatlin: Sharing the Secrets of His Success

6/6/2018
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This week the legendary singer Larry Gatlin invited us into his man cave to talk about his long, colorful journey inside the country music industry. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. The Grand Ole Opry star shared moments from the time he and his brothers beat out Roy Orbison in a talent contest as children, to almost singing with the Imperials and backing up the king, Elvis Presley. Never shy and always with a flair...

Duration:00:57:18

Allie Colleen: Ready To Make Her Mark

5/30/2018
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Garth Brooks did everything to shield his children from the limelight, even shutting down his own career until his three girls left for college. And yet from the time his youngest Allie Colleen was 8 years old, writing and playing music was the only thing this powerful singer/songwriter has wanted to do in life. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, we find out Allie had to sneak around the house at night...

Duration:00:28:15

Angaleena Presley: You Can’t Get a Good Girl Down

5/21/2018
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A modern day coal miner's daughter, Angaleena Presley grew up in a holler close to her childhood idol Loretta Lynn in the hills of Beauty, Kentucky. But this dynamic singer/songwriter has forged her own path writing fearless songs that capture the hard life inside this rugged part of Appalachia she calls home. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, we found out how Angaleena was called in the middle of the...

Duration:00:54:37

Tanya Tucker: Life Lessons from a Living Legend

5/14/2018
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The legendary Tanya Tucker and her daughter Presley join us for an intimate look at her childhood, a career that's spanned almost 50 years and the lessons she's learned after a wild life in the spotlight. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, a wiser and more reflective Tanya Tucker talks about how a driven father matched only by her own fearless pursuit led the two inside the most influential offices on...

Duration:00:56:08

Special Encore! Vince Gill and his daughter, Jenny Gill: The House Sessions

5/14/2018
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While in Nashville, we visited the home studio of country superstar Vince Gill, who was joined by his talented, up-and-coming daughter, Jenny Gill. Surrounded by guitars and Grammys, we wondered what it was like to grow up with the legendary guitarist and Country Music Hall of Famer. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Always candid and just as emotional, Vince sings excerpts of his favorite songs and weaves in...

Duration:00:53:11

Special Encore! Lorrie Morgan and her son, Jesse Keith Whitley: The Life of a Country Music Star

5/14/2018
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In our first edition, we head to Nashville and sit down with the country music star, Lorrie Morgan. The daughter of Country Music Hall of Famer George Morgan, Lorrie was encouraged by her famous father and made her mark early on, singing at the Grand Ole Opry when she was just 13 years old. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. With three #1's and numerous hits over the years, Lorrie has eclipsed her famous daddy in...

Duration:00:49:37

Special Encore! Georgette Jones: Not Afraid To Be Herself

5/14/2018
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The daughter of country music royalty, Georgette Jones talks about growing up with her legendary parents, Tammy Wynette and George Jones. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. With a pure voice reminiscent of her mother, Georgette sings classics and her own originals, while sharing emotional stories about her wonderful and somewhat eccentric parents. She tells of a childhood filled with music, but also one full of ups...

Duration:00:41:08

Special Encore! David Cassidy with Matthew and Gunnar Nelson: A Teen Idol Says Goodbye

5/14/2018
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In one of his last interviews, David Cassidy talks candidly about his childhood, his quick rise to fame on The Partridge Family and the 49-year career he spent making music and entertaining audiences around the world. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, David describes the life of a teen idol, one that involves being stuffed in the trunk of a Toyota to escape a crowd at Madison Square Garden, only to...

Duration:01:17:37

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