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Welcome to This Nashville Life with Kelleigh Bannen: the story of how Music City makes its biggest export. The who, the how, the why, and the why not of country music. Part love letter, part hate mail, part how to guide….Come with us as we try to figure out what it means to live This Nashville Life. The show is engineered by Kevin Sokolnicki, and co-produced by Kelleigh and Kevin.

Welcome to This Nashville Life with Kelleigh Bannen: the story of how Music City makes its biggest export. The who, the how, the why, and the why not of country music. Part love letter, part hate mail, part how to guide….Come with us as we try to figure out what it means to live This Nashville Life. The show is engineered by Kevin Sokolnicki, and co-produced by Kelleigh and Kevin.
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Welcome to This Nashville Life with Kelleigh Bannen: the story of how Music City makes its biggest export. The who, the how, the why, and the why not of country music. Part love letter, part hate mail, part how to guide….Come with us as we try to figure out what it means to live This Nashville Life. The show is engineered by Kevin Sokolnicki, and co-produced by Kelleigh and Kevin.

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English

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5124447600


Episodes

No Sleep for 20 Years

12/10/2019
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Leslie Fram gives us the run down on her transition from radio queen to Senior Vice President at CMT. Leslie discusses CMT’s ‘Next Women of Country’ campaign and expresses the importance of supporting women in the country music space. Join us as we learn from one of the most inspiring leaders in Nashville.

Duration:00:57:25

If I Die Will You Do My Makeup?

11/26/2019
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Music and makeup may not be all that different when it comes to making it in the creative industry. Celebrity hair and makeup artist Tarryn Feldman looks back at the unexpected beginnings of her career and how she had to break down doors to get into the glam industry upon moving to Nashville. Kelleigh discusses the pressure put on females in the music industry to look like an artist, which led to her own identity struggle. Join us as we dive down the black hole of beauty and how working in...

Duration:00:33:35

Aren't You From F-ing Arkansas? [Rebroadcast]

11/12/2019
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Jason Owen, owner of Sandbox Entertainment, talks artist management and why women in the country music industry break through boundaries. Jason discusses his work with Shania Twain, Kacey Musgraves, and Little Big Town. And last but not least, this Arkansas-boy gone big-time has some advice for millennials.

Duration:00:32:53

You Don’t Stop Jerry Douglas

10/29/2019
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A conversation with writer/producer Ross Copperman.

Duration:00:45:45

A Chorus Girl

10/15/2019
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Duration:00:37:24

Teaser

10/13/2019
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Duration:00:00:59

Grammys, Number 1s and Number 2s

11/6/2018
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The song's peak, and interviewees describe their country "crowning achievements."

Duration:00:38:20

Listener Challenge

11/2/2018
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Duration:00:00:42

A Million Right Decisions

10/30/2018
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The songs are released into the world.

Duration:00:44:36

Listener Challenge

10/23/2018
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Duration:00:00:34

Herding Musical Cats

10/23/2018
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The songs get recorded.

Duration:00:31:36

Listener Challenge

10/16/2018
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Duration:00:00:40

Outliers

10/16/2018
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How the songs get from the writers to the artists.

Duration:00:32:52

Listener Challenge

10/9/2018
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Duration:00:00:31

A Circuitous Route

10/9/2018
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The Writing of 'The House That Built Me'

Duration:00:39:32

Listener Challenge

10/2/2018
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Duration:00:00:33

Make This Town Change For You

10/2/2018
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Songwriters Lori McKenna and Liz Rose describe how they wrote Little Big Town’s GRAMMY winning “Girl Crush.” Lori McKenna didn’t co-write a song until she was 34 years old, and Liz Rose was told she shouldn’t write with 14-year-old Taylor Swift. These incredible women share their unlikely journeys to being hit songwriters and inspire us with their practical approach to creativity.

Duration:00:31:45

Listener Challenge

10/2/2018
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Duration:00:01:04

Go Where the Tigers Are

10/2/2018
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The GRAMMY-winning writers of Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying,” Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman, share the hilarious and inspiring stories of their journeys to Nashville. Tim and Craig also describe how an utterly ordinary writing day yielded one of the most acclaimed songs in country music history: "Live Like You Were Dying." We’re also introducing “Listener Challenges” in this episode so you can join us in the creative journey. Tune in so we can explore how to “take the scenic route”...

Duration:00:29:45

Live Like the Girl Crush That Built Me (Intro to Season and Songs)

10/2/2018
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How does a song go from a spark of an idea to a massive worldwide hit? We’ll uncover just how serendipitous, arduous, and downright accidental the life of a song really is. Specifically, this season looks at the stories behind three massive country hits: "Live Like You Were Dying" by Tim McGraw, "The House That Built Me" by Miranda Lambert and "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town. We’ll hear from the writers, publishers, producers, managers, record label execs, and artists behind these songs.

Duration:00:23:24