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Episodes

A Conversation With Don Cusic

12/6/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George welcomes, Don Cusic. Don Cusic is an American biographer, writer on music, historian of United States American popular music, songwriter, and record producer. He is the author of 25 books, most of them related to country Music. Don is also the Curb Professor of Music Industry History and teaches in the...

Duration:01:03:30

A Conversation With Larry Black

11/22/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George welcomes, Larry Black. Larry Black was born in 1945 and grew up in Mobile, Alabama., the son of an Assemblies of God pastor, and worked a disc jockey for decades. At one point, his Larry Black Show aired on 125 radio stations. As an actor, he has appeared in the films and TV movies Ernest Goes to Camp,...

Duration:00:59:53

A Conversation With Tommy White

11/8/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George welcomes,Tommy White. Tommy first took the Opry stage in the early 1980's with the music group, The Whites. In 1997 he became the Opry staff band steel guitar player. Tommy has also become one of the most sought after studio player for steel and dobro. Now, from the WSM studios, here's George Gruhn with...

Duration:01:10:58

A Conversation With Ketch Secor

10/25/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George chats with Ketch Secor, founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show. OCMS came to Nashville in 1998 and after years of playing clubs and busking the historic Nashville streets; Old Crow's unique blend of musical styles earned them membership into the Grand Ole Opry. From the WSM studios, here's George Gruhn...

Duration:01:25:23

A Conversation With Ray Stevens

10/11/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George welcomes music icon Ray Stevens. George chats with Ray about his historic career, working in television and building music theaters in Branson and Nashville. From the WSM studios, here's George Gruhn and Ray Stevens.

Duration:00:54:44

A Conversation With Joe Edwards

9/27/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George welcomes Joe Edwards. For 32 years Joe played with the biggest stars in country music as a member of the Opry Band. Today, Joe stays busy playing his own music across the globe; to over 15 countries. From the WSM studios, here's George Gruhn and Joe Edwards.

Duration:01:11:37

A Conversation With Rhonda Vincent

9/13/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George welcomes Rhonda Vincent. Since the age of three Rhonda has been performing. She started with her family band and moved on to one of the most prolific Bluegrass careers in the last few decades. The Wall Street Journal proclaimed Rhonda, The new queen of Bluegrass. From the WSM studios, here's George Gruhn...

Duration:01:11:43

A Conversation With The Isaacs

8/30/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. Today, George welcomes The Isaacs. For over 35 years this family group has garnered many awards and performed around the globe. With a style that has influences in bluegrass, R&B, folk, country, and gospel; it's easy to see why they have remained a crowd favorite and sustained a loyal audience. From the WSM studios,...

Duration:01:17:20

A Conversation with Annie and Alex Wolaver of The Annie Moses Band

8/16/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George chats with Annie and Alex Wolaver from The Annie Moses Band. Annie and Alex describe growing up in such a musical family, the importance of music education, and playing the Grand Ole Opry. Annie and Alex are both classically trained musicians, including studies at the world renowned Julliard...

Duration:01:22:48

A Conversation With Marty Stuart

8/2/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George welcomes Opry superstar, Marty Stuart. Marty began his career at the age of 12, and by his late teens he was playing with Bluegrass legends and Johnny Cash. In the 80's and 90's Marty became defined by his traditional musical themes injected with rockabilly influences.

Duration:01:21:51

A Conversation With Bobby Osborne

7/19/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George invites Bobby Osborne in to chat about his historic music career, including working with his brother in the famed group Osborne Brothers. Plus, Bobby discusses the work he continues today with Bobby Osborne and The Rocky Top X-Press.

Duration:01:19:07

A Conversation With Paul Worley

7/5/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George welcomes with famed music producer Paul Worley Paul talks to George about how his plan to become a recording artist led to producing such acts as The Dixie Chicks, Lady Antebellum and Gary Morris. Paul and George also chat about the ever changing music business and what some of the next trends...

Duration:01:26:09

A Conversation With Sharon White and Ricky Skaggs

6/21/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George chats with Sharon White and Ricky Skaggs. Sharon talks about the early days of The Whites and growing up in one of the most iconic families in American music. Ricky explains how his love for "old time" music helped forge a career that has spanned four decades and made him part of the Country...

Duration:01:08:10

A Conversation With Tom Bukovac

6/7/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George sits down with Tom Bukovac. Tom is one of, if not, the most sought after studio musician in Nashville. Tom has played with the likes of Vince Gill, Steven Tyler, Bob Seger, and Martina McBride, just to name a few. Tom and George talk about the changes in the music business over the years, the ever...

Duration:01:45:20

A Conversation With Jesse McReynolds

5/24/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George welcomes Opry Star and Bluegrass pioneer, Jesse McReynolds. Jesse explains how he discovered the split-string style of mandolin playing. He talks about how long before fans were following the Grateful Dead around the country, Jerry Garcia was following Jim and Jesse from town to town. Jesse also...

Duration:01:14:24

A Conversation With Mike Snider

5/10/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the Masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode, George chats with Opry Star, banjo master, and pride of Gleason, Tennessee; Mike Snider. Mike learned to play at the age of 16 and a talent contest led to his Opry debut on January 21st, 1984. Since then, Mike has been entertaining Opry crowds with great picking and humor.

Duration:01:13:16

A Conversation With Jim Salestrom

4/26/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode George welcomes musician Jim Salestrom. Jim talks about getting started in the music business, his days touring with Dolly Parton, and his friendship with John Denver. Plus, he takes the opportunity to ask George a few questions.

Duration:01:19:58

A Conversation With Ranger Doug and Too Slim From Riders In The Sky

4/12/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode George chats with Ranger Doug and Too Slim from the famed Riders In The Sky. They discuss early musical careers, forming Riders In the Sky and working with Pixar to be featured on the soundtrack of Toy Story.

Duration:00:50:53

A Conversation With Jimmy Capps

3/29/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop. In this episode George chats with Jimmy Capps, Grand Ole Opry house band member and famed session guitar player. Jimmy has played on such iconic recordings as He Stopped Loving Her Today, The Gambler, Stand By Your Man, Elvira, Here In The Real World and many more. Jimmy is in the Musicians Hall of Fame, The North...

Duration:01:14:43

A Conversation With Vince Gill

3/15/2018
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Welcome to Gruhn's Vault: Conversations with the masters... with host George Gruhn, owner and founder of Gruhn Guitars, Nashville's most renowned musical instrument shop... In Nashville at 2120 Eighth Ave south to see their inventory of new and vintage instruments. In this episode, George chats with Grand Ole Opry Star, and Country Music Hall of Fame Member Vince Gill. George and Vince have known each other well over 40 years... and in that time, Vince has won countless awards from the...

Duration:01:07:56