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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


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Amy Stroup: The Voice Behind Your Favorite Show

8/27/2018
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You might not know Amy Stroup by name, but you've probably heard her voice on one of your favorite shows or movies. The singer/songwriter has been featured in over 400 top tv shows and movies, including Grey's Anatomy, Parenthood, Private Practice and many more. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, we'll hear about Amy's journey which included hanging out with legendary songwriters Walt Aldridge and Brad...

Duration:00:41:25

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" after...

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 circuit...

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, Cherish...

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 for...

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 find 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

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 growing...

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 daughter...

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 young 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. Jason D. is the self-proclaimed, but scientifically unproven 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...

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 says,...

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 Orbison...

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