Author Archives: mbodayle

Looking for Records – Grimey’s – Nashville, TN

Music City Mike visits his favorite home town record store–the legendary Grimey’s. See what this must-visit store looks like and see what he brings home. And please hit those buttons below the video to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE.

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Blount Floyd (Great Peacock)

Photo by Harrison Hudson (Blount Floyd in rear) If Americana / Southern Rock bands are your thing, then I’m sure you know about Music City-based Great Peacock. If not, it’s time to discover the hard-working trio of front man / guitarist Andrew Nelson, bass player Frank Keith IV, and today’s subject, guitarist / harmony vocalist […]

Looking for Records – Central Square Records – Seaside FL

Music City Mike takes a break while on vacation and goes record shopping at Central Square Records in Seaside FL – location for “The Truman Show” movie. Watch to see this cool shop on the beach and what he buys. And please hit those buttons below the video to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE.

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: The Danberrys

East Nashville musical duo, The Danberrys, have a new record out called “Shine” and it’s one any fan of “funky and folky” Americana music needs to hear. The Danberrys are Dorothy Daniel and Ben DeBerry who are married to each other and have made highly acclaimed music together since 2009. Give a watch and listen […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Grant-Lee Phillips

I was never interested in watching the “Gilmore Girls” TV series until my wife asked me if I knew who this singer playing the role of the town troubadour was. “Dang – that’s Grant-Lee Phillips” I said! I then proceeded to tell her all about this great singer and his band Grant Lee Buffalo. Well […]

Ranking Records—The 10 Best LPs of 1975

Wow! This may have been the easiest year for me to pick my ten favorite albums. Truly a stellar year for rock music, the year 1975 also produced three LPs that appear on “My 10 Fave LPs” list, including my favorite LP of all time. Please support my Music City Mike YouTube page by clicking […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Eliot Bronson

Music City singer-songwriter Eliot Bronson has delivered one fine Americana-friendly record with “Empty Spaces.” This release on New Pain Records is Eliot’s fifth and after working with the master Dave Cobb on the last two, he instead co-produced his latest with bandmate Will Robertson. Recorded in live full-band performances, this is a record that speaks […]

R.I.P.: Justin Townes Earle

This just sucks. People aren’t supposed to die at age 38. The news this past Sunday night that Justin Townes Earle had passed away was a shock that I just couldn’t shake off. Although I have been a fan of his dad (Steve Earle) since his first record, that had little to do with my […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Dianne Davidson

Perigon Music will release Dianne Davidson’s “Perigon: Fill Circle” this Friday, August 28, 2020. It’s her sixth release, and her first new recording in more than three decades. “Perigon: Full Circle:” was co-produced by Davidson and Larry Chaney and recorded at Sun Dog Studio here in Nashville. This record comes quickly off the heals of “1974,” […]

CLASSIC CONCERT: The Ramones @ CBGB / New York, NY / September 11, 1976

OK. Yes, I can brag that I saw the original Ramones at CBGB, their birthplace in the Bowery of Lower Manhattan. I only wish that I could remember more about it. My Ramones story starts the same way it did with New York City’s other seminal Punk band, The New York Dolls. At first, I […]