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Children of Song

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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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Fox News

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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


Episodes

Lee Brice: Pleasing to the Heart

12/11/2017
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An emotional Lee Brice stops by to talk about growing up inside a family of song. Surrounded by a musical mother who grew up singing gospel with her sisters, and a daddy who sang bass, Lee says all they did as a family growing up was, "sing, sing, sing." Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Lee pays tribute to family and his country roots on his latest self-titled album with a song he says maybe his best yet. In this...

Duration: 00:54:32


Sara Evans: Born to Fly

12/1/2017
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In this episode, we sit down with country music star, Sara Evans. Born to fly, Sara began singing and headlining the Evans Family Band when she was just 5 years old. As you'll hear, Sara was driven and determined to make it at all costs, even if that meant starting from the bottom. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. When she first got to Nashville, Sara made her mark as a demo singer. She used this opportunity to meet...

Duration: 00:59:33


John Pizzarelli: A Class Act

11/27/2017
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In this episode we sat down with one of the classiest cats in show business. Like his father before him, John Pizzarelli has become one the best guitarists and entertainers of his generation. Known for expanding the Great American Songbook, John's added spectacular arrangements of pop artists like Tom Waits, Neil Young and Sir Paul McCartney to name a few. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. John tells some colorful...

Duration: 00:43:45


David Cassidy with Matthew and Gunnar Nelson: A Teen Idol Says Goodbye

11/22/2017
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In one of his last interviews, David Cassidy talks candidly about his childhood, his quick rise to fame on The Partridge Family and the 49-year career he spent making music and entertaining audiences around the world. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, David describes the life of a teen idol, one that involves being stuffed in the trunk of a Toyota to escape a crowd at Madison Square Garden, only to be...

Duration: 01:17:37


Andrea McArdle: The Original Little Orphan Annie

11/17/2017
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In this episode, the Broadway star Andrea McArdle stops by to talk about the little red-headed orphan she made famous 40 years ago. With her big distinct voice, Andrea brought an edge and a softness to the title character that's been emulated by every girl who's played Annie in the award-winning musical ever since. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Andrea provides some rare insight in how she landed the role. We'll...

Duration: 00:54:34


Gary Allan and Cody Johnson: Doing Their Own Thing

11/10/2017
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Gary Allan and Cody Johnson might not have been raised by famous parents, but they each got their start playing in honkytonks with their fathers at an early age. They also share a fierce independence streak, writing and producing most of their own music. In this episode, we've matched an established country music star with a bonafide up-and-comer. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Gary and Cody share wonderful tales of...

Duration: 00:43:10


Peppina: Making Make-Believe Believable

11/3/2017
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In this episode, we meet Peppina, a Finnish singer/songwriter turned pop star who was afraid to share her music with her own community, so instead she went online and played her songs for the rest of the world. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. At 15, the young artist would sit in her bedroom where she would write and post songs on HitRecord, an online production company founded by the actor and director Joseph...

Duration: 00:50:48


Jim Dale: The Consummate Clown

10/27/2017
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The Tony-award winner Jim Dale is one of the most physically gifted comics of his generation, yet most people only know him as the voice behind the wonderful Harry Potter audio books. In the popular J.K. Rowling series, he plays 147 distinct characters which is a Guinness Book world record. In this episode, we learn how Jim came up with the voices behind these quirky characters, some of whom he met on the street, and others he borrowed from eccentric family members. Subscribe and download...

Duration: 00:47:56


Holly Williams: Second Chances

10/20/2017
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The granddaughter of the legendary country music singer Hank Williams and daughter to the southern rocker Hank Jr., Holly talks about discovering her country roots and venturing into the music world with her own unique voice. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, Holly shares a moving story about how a car accident almost killed her and her sister, Hilary. As they waited for help on the side of the road,...

Duration: 00:43:30


Carly Pearce & Clayton Anderson: No Plan B

10/13/2017
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For Country Music singer/songwriters Carly Pearce and Clayton Anderson, there's never been a "Plan B." For these up-and-coming artists, it's always been music or bust. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. In this episode, Carly and Clayton talk about breaking into music at an early age. We learn how they battled through personal doubts and overcame ego and other obstacles in an unforgiving business. Great stories in this...

Duration: 00:34:19


John Carter Cash & Waylon Payne: Making Music Inside the Cash Cabin

10/6/2017
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Once considered the most famous baby in country music, the author, producer, and singer/songwriter John Carter Cash is still making music inside the famous cabin that his father built almost 50 years ago. The son of June Carter and the legendary Johnny Cash, John Carter grew up during the height of his parents' careers, sharing the world's biggest stage from the moment he could walk. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher....

Duration: 00:44:45


Cathy Rich: My Perfectionist Papa, Buddy Rich

10/2/2017
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Buddy Rich was a relentless perfectionist whose life revolved around making great music and entertaining audiences everywhere. Arguably the greatest drummer that ever lived, this self-taught genius never practiced but instead, played with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Bennie Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and Artie Shaw, always making these giants better. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. Notorious for being brash and brutal to...

Duration: 00:33:08


Georgette Jones: Not Afraid To Be Herself

9/25/2017
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The daughter of country music royalty, Georgette Jones talks about growing up with her legendary parents, Tammy Wynette and George Jones. Subscribe and download on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Tune In, Stitcher. With a pure voice reminiscent of her mother, Georgette sings classics and her own originals, while sharing emotional stories about her wonderful and somewhat eccentric parents. She tells of a childhood filled with music, but also one full of ups and...

Duration: 00:41:08


Lorrie Morgan and her son, Jesse Keith Whitley: The Life of a Country Music Star

9/13/2017
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In our first edition, we head to Nashville and sit down with the country music star, Lorrie Morgan. The daughter of Country Music Hall of Famer George Morgan, Lorrie was encouraged by her famous father to sing at the Grand Ole Opry when she was just 13 years old. With three #1's and numerous hits over the years, Lorrie has eclipsed her famous daddy in many ways, who died of a heart attack when she was just a teenager. But her life off-stage is almost as well-known as that velvety voice,...

Duration: 00:49:37


Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O’Hara: Growing Up with the Legendary Florence Birdwell

9/13/2017
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They grew up in tiny towns in different corners of the heartland, but Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara both found their way to the one and only Florence Birdwell, a tough vocal coach who would challenge their talent, insist on their best, and ultimately support and champion their careers for the rest of her life. In this episode we'll hear from the joyful, passionate, no-nonsense Dr. Birdwell and see how she touched these lovely Broadway stars, developing their emotional core, as much as...

Duration: 00:51:55


Vince and Jenny Gill: The House Sessions

9/13/2017
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While in Nashville, we visited the home studio of country superstar Vince Gill, who was joined by his talented, up-and-coming daughter, Jenny. Surrounded by guitars and Grammys, we wondered what it was like to grow up with the legendary guitarist and Country Music Hall of Famer. Always candid and just as emotional, Vince sings excerpts of his favorite songs and weaves in wonderful stories about practicing his craft, writing from the heart, and always putting family before the music. In...

Duration: 00:53:11


CeCe Winans: A Musical Dynasty Lives On

9/13/2017
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Our trip through Nashville continues, where we're joined by the best-selling female gospel artist of all time: CeCe Winans. The eighth child of ten musically-talented brothers and sisters, this 10-time Grammy Award winner grew up destined to touch people's lives through the power of song. Though she initially resisted, CeCe made her mark in the church choir when she was just three years old, raising the rafters with "Fill My Cup Lord," which she reprises for us in this segment. Gospel was...

Duration: 00:35:53