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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

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...

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

Teaser & Announcement

9/25/2018
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Duration:00:04:09

Aren’t You From F-ing Arkansas?

6/1/2017
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Welcome to the last episode of Season 2! So many of you have asked us to cover artist management, and today we’re bringing you an interview with Sandbox Entertainment’s Jason Owen. He manages acts like Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Kacey Musgraves, and Little Big Town. Jason will share some great insight into the artists’ careers that he’s worked with and offer some practical inspiration for both artists, marketers, and managers. And a warning: he’s got a word or two for those millennials out...

Duration:00:31:30

32 #1s and counting...

5/18/2017
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From a kid in a so-called “no-where town” to one of the most prominent writers in country music. Ashley Gorely talks about DJing dances in middle school to moving to Nashville and falling in love with publishing. For the songwriters out there we’ve got a lot of process talk: what he does in the writing room…and how he likes to come into a room and “crash” it. He calls himself a chameleon, and really, he’d have to be to have hits on so many different artists. Come with us as we meet Ashley...

Duration:00:28:28

Love It Or Hate It

5/4/2017
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10 time GRAMMY winning engineer F Reid Shippen has mixed records for people like Eric Church, Little Big Town, and Kenny Rogers. And the key to his success? Well, I’d say it’s passion…but he might say it’s risk. We sat down in Reid’s studio (Robot Lemon) and drank rye whiskey and talked about how a Tom Selleck movie changed his career path forever. Come with us as we try to figure out what it means to live This Nashville Life. Follow Reid @robotlemon.

Duration:00:28:56

The Red Line

4/19/2017
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Season 2 Episode 6: The Red Line Meet Chip Petree. The un-lawyerly lawyer Wanna know what a first time publishing deal looks like in 2017? Wanna know the current status of “360 deals?” Wanna know what Chris Stapleton’s attorney drinks? Well, he drinks Four Roses even though we had to leave that part of the convo on the cutting room floor. Entertainment attorney Chip Petree has represented the likes of Florida Georgia Line, Brothers Osborne and he’s gonna give us some really great *free*...

Duration:00:26:19

Weekly Walmart Trip

4/6/2017
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Meet Derek Wells. 2nd generation session musician. Former band leader for Josh Turner. Producer. Foodie. 2016 ACM Guitar Player of the Year. Teller of the best Dolly Parton impersonator story EVER. Find Derek Wells here: @d_weezee (insta) Hear Kelleigh's music here: open.spotify.com/artist/6C7VkLRszFSbRkKNhEvBST Follow Kelleigh @kelleighbannen (Insta, FB, Twitter) Follow the show @thisnashvillelife (Insta, FB) and @thisnashlife (Twitter) www.thisnashvillelife.com

Duration:00:36:21