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Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #39: Edd Hurt

10/12/2018
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Edd Hurt is a freelance music writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. His articles have been published in No Depression, American Songwriter Magazine, the Village Voice, the Nashville Scene and many other publications. He also contributed heavily to the Mike Bloomfield biography The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero. The Crazy Chester Radio Hour is created and hosted by record producer Andreas Werner. This episode was recorded at Crazy Chester Studio in Nashville. The theme song is...

Duration:01:17:25

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #38: Steve Trash

10/10/2018
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Steve Trash is an award winning entertainer, magician, environmentalist and musician. He recorded two albums of songs with eco-centric lyrics featuring contributions from some of Muscle Shoals’ finest musicians. He is also the creator of Steve Trash Science, a kids science show on public television. The Crazy Chester Radio Hour is created and hosted by record producer Andreas Werner. This episode was recorded at the NuttHouse recording studio in Sheffield, Alabama. The theme song is...

Duration:00:49:06

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #37: Will McFarlane (Part 1)

10/3/2018
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Will McFarlane is a guitarist from Muscle Shoals. He played guitar in Bonnie Raitt’s band in the second half of the seventies before joining the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section as lead guitar player in 1980. His playing can be heard on recordings by Bobby “Blue” Bland, Little Milton, Johnnie Taylor, Etta James, Candi Staton and Joss Stone. He also released a handful of contemporary Christian albums as an artist. The Crazy Chester Radio Hour is created and hosted by record producer Andreas...

Duration:00:46:26

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #36: Charles Rose of the Muscle Shoals Horns

9/26/2018
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Charles Rose is the trombonist, arranger and leader of the Muscle Shoals Horns. He has recorded with everybody from James Brown to Bob Dylan and B.B. King to Paul McCartney. He is a member of Lyle Lovett’s Large Band and has toured with Elton John and John Denver. The Muscle Shoals Horns also released three albums as artists. The Crazy Chester Radio Hour is created and hosted by record producer Andreas Werner. This episode was recorded at the NuttHouse recording studio in Sheffield, Alabama....

Duration:01:04:19

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #35: Brooks Forsyth

9/18/2018
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Brooks Forsyth is a singer, guitarist and songwriter from Boone, North Carolina. His music is steeped in the traditions of folk, bluegrass, country blues and jazz yet he adds an original twist to his delivery. Forsyth’s new album So Much Beyond Us was produced by Buzz Cason and is out now out on ArenA Recordings. The Crazy Chester Radio Hour is created and hosted by record producer Andreas Werner. This episode was recorded at Creative Workshop recording studio in Nashville. The theme song is...

Duration:00:58:58

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #34: Billy Swan & Buzz Cason

8/28/2018
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Billy Swan is a legendary artist, musician, songwriter and producer. He had a worldwide hit with “I Can Help” in 1974. The song was later also recorded by Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and many others. He’s also produced Tony Joe White’s “Polk Salad Annie” and has played in Kris Kristofferson’s band for many years. Buzz Cason is an equally revered singer, songwriter and publisher. His best known songs include "Everlasting Love" and "Soldier Of Love" and have been recorded by the Beatles,...

Duration:00:47:03

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #29: Gary Walker

4/11/2018
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Gary Walker is a Nashville music institution. As a songwriter (including hits for Jim Reeves, Carl Smith and Kitty Wells), recording artist (on MGM Records), recording studio owner (Fidelity Recordings), music publisher and pioneering song plugger (Lowery Music), artist manager (Sandy Posey), record producer (Sonny James, Lynn Anderson, and Arthur Alexander) and owner of The Great Escape record & comic book stores, Gary has been an integral part of the Nashville music community for the past...

Duration:01:16:14

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #28: Jessie Scott

4/4/2018
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Jessie Scott is the program director of WMOT Roots Radio, one of the leading Americana radio stations, where she also hosts a daily evening program. Jessie’s long and illustrious career in radio led her to become one of the leading ladies in the Americana movement. A true music fan at heart, she’s also created the Music Fog video platform and has been a board member of the Americana Music Association since its inception. The Crazy Chester Radio Hour is created and hosted by record producer...

Duration:00:56:29

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #27: Mark T. Jordan

3/26/2018
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Mark T. Jordan is a keyboard player and songwriter who has performed or recorded with Van Morrison (“Tupelo Honey”), Dave Mason, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Olivia Newton-John, Taj Mahal, Lyle Lovett, Lee Roy Parnell and many others. Mark’s songs have been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Randy Crawford, Dave Mason, Link Wray, The Carpenters and Taj Mahal. His current band Big Shoes, that started out as a Little Feet tribute band, has a critically acclaimed new album of originals coming out...

Duration:00:53:37

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #26: Buzz Cason (2)

3/18/2018
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Buzz Cason is a singer, songwriter and publisher. His best known songs include "Everlasting Love" and "Soldier Of Love" and have been recorded by the Beatles, U2, Pearl Jam, Jimmy Buffett, Martina McBride, Arthur Alexander and many others. This is Cason’s return visit to the Crazy Chester Radio Hour and we talk about some of his classics as well as some of his more obscure songs and recordings. The Crazy Chester Radio Hour is created and hosted by record producer Andreas Werner. This episode...

Duration:01:09:35

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #25: Bruce Channel

3/14/2018
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Bruce Channel is a singer and songwriter who’s number one hit “Hey! Baby” is one of the classic rock & roll songs of all time. Joined by Delbert McClinton who played the signature harp licks on “Hey! Baby”, Bruce toured the UK with the Beatles in the early sixties. He later moved to Nashville and found success as a songwriter including writing number one hits for Janie Fricke (Don't Worry 'bout Me Baby), T. G. Sheppard (“Party Time”) and John Conlee ("As Long as I'm Rockin' with You"). He’s...

Duration:00:59:11

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #24: Jimmy Hall (Part 1)

3/8/2018
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Jimmy Hall is a singer, musician and songwriter, known around the world for his soulful vocals and dynamic stage presence. Jimmy had a string of hits as the frontman of Wet Willie including their classic “Keep On Smilin’” and also released four albums under his own name. He also had a short lived band with Dickey Betts, Chuck Leavell and Butch Trucks and has been fronting Jeff Beck’s band for many years. He’s a member of both the Alabama and Georgia Music Halls of Fame. This is part one of...

Duration:00:53:31

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #23: James LeBlanc & Jimmy Nutt

2/26/2018
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Lames LeBlanc is a singer, songwriter and musician who’s songs have been recorded by Travis Tritt (“Modern Day Bonnie And Clyde”), Gary Allan, Jason Aldean, Thompson Square, Jo Dee Messina, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. His latest album as an artist is called Nature Of The Beast. Jimmy Nutt is a recording engineer, producer, musician and owner of the NuttHouse Recording Studio. In addition to LeBlanc, he has worked with Jason Isbell, Clarence Carter, Alabama Shakes, Jimmy...

Duration:00:51:23

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #22: Rob Galbraith

2/20/2018
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Rob Galbraith is a Nashville based music maverick. He discovered R&B legend Clifford Curry in Knoxville back in the sixties and has been Ronnie Milsap’s producer for over 30 years. Galbraith is also a songwriter, publisher and occasional artist who has released a handful of funky albums including the underground classic Nashville Dirt. This episode was recorded Creative Workshop recording studio in Nashville. The theme song is performed by Jimmy Hall & Funky Chester and written by Andreas...

Duration:00:59:28

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #21: Gary Talley

2/13/2018
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Gary Talley is the guitarist of the Box Tops, the legendary band known for classics like “The Letter”, “Cry Like A Baby”, “Choo Choo Train” and “Soul Deep”. Gary has also recorded or performed live with Willie Nelson, Dobie Gray, Tammy Wynette, Waylon Jennings, Billy Preston and Sam Moore of Sam & Dave. His songs have been recorded by Keith Whitley, James Cotton and T. G. Sheppard and he’s also known as a guitar instructor whose tutorials have been published by Acoustic Guitar Magazine and...

Duration:00:52:06

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #20: Lynn Williams

2/6/2018
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Lynn Williams is the drummer of The Wallflowers and The Muscle Shoals Allstars and has toured or recorded with Delbert McClinton, John Hiatt, Lee Roy Parnell, Billy Joe Shaver, Bonnie Bramlett, Steve Wariner, Phil Keaggy, Russ Taff, Marcia Ball and many others. Dick50, his band with fellow Delbert McClinton band alumni Kevin McKendree, Steve Mackey and Rob McNelley, released the album Late Show in 2009. This episode was recorded in Los Angeles and at Lynn Williams’ BDR Studio in Mount...

Duration:01:15:33

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #19: Jess Rotter & Teddy Morgan

1/30/2018
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Jess Rotter is an artist and illustrator who designed a string of record covers for the Light In The Attic label including the superb Country Funk compilations. She’s also illustrated and published a book called I’m Bored and designed shirts and clothing, often with a music theme. Teddy Morgan is a producer, engineer, songwriter and musician. Morgan released a handful of blues and roots albums as an artist before branching out as a producer. He’s worked with John Oates of Hall & Oates and...

Duration:00:59:45

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #18: Josh Hoyer

1/21/2018
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Josh Hoyer is an artist, musician and songwriter from Lincoln, Nebraska. His band Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal are one of the most exciting live bands out there with a sound combining soul, funk and rhythm & blues. They’ve released five albums and have performed all over the US as well as Europe. This episode was recorded at Buzz Cason’s Creative Workshop recording studio in Nashville. The theme song is performed by Jimmy Hall & Funky Chester and written by Andreas Werner (Crazy Chester Music,...

Duration:00:49:11

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #17: Billy Swan

1/15/2018
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Billy Swan is a legendary artist, musician, songwriter and producer who’s musical fingerprints are all over the musical map including some of the most influential records ever made. His record of “I Can Help” was a big hit for Swan in 1974 and was later recorded by Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and many others. He’s also produced Tony Joe White’s “Polk Salad Annie” and has played in Kris Kristofferson’s band for many years. Donnie Fritts makes a surprise cameo halfway through the show. This...

Duration:00:57:45

Crazy Chester Radio Hour Episode #16: Mark Narmore

1/8/2018
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Mark Narmore is a hit songwriter, artist and musician who had his songs recorded by Josh Turner, John Michael Montgomery, Shenandoah, Blackhawk, Craig Morgan, Alabama, Brandy Clark and many others. His song “That’s What I Love About Sunday” was the most performed song on country radio in 2005. In 2009, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame awarded Mark with a bronze star. His most recent album, This Old Wurlitzer, was released in 2016 on Crazy Chester Records. This episode was recorded at Noble...

Duration:01:24:27