Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Tim Easton

There are a lot of Nashville artists that can be labelled as folkies. However, for me, no one better lives and portrays the part better these days than Tim Easton. Channeling the spirit of Hank, Woody and Doc Watson, we are so lucky that Tim’s travelling troubadour lifestyle finally found some rest here in Music […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Dave Paulson

Photo by Steve Cross I thought it was about time to let some younger folks into the game and stop asking only old people my age who I usually see guesting with the Long Players. So, I went after the younger Dave Paulson who I soon came to realize I’d seen cover Kinks and Clash […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Derek Hoke

  Photo by Joshua Black Wilkins There’s a lot of ways to make great Americana music. Singer-songwriter Derek Hoke comes at it in a laidback sultry style with smooth vocals and a mellow electric guitar. To me, he’s the Roy Orbison of the East Nashville music scene. Over the years, Music City has become blessed […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Paul Burch

Listening to a Paul Burch song can be an invitation to the past. Harking back to a traditional country sound, Burch freshen things up just enough to make him one of the Americana genre’s most revered and respected current artists. To get a good sense of his knowledge and respect for tradition, just look at […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Steve Forbert

Photo by Matt Wade For those of you too young to remember, during the 70’s there was this horrible journalistic cliché that whenever a talented new singer-songwriter who played in a folk vein came along, he was dubbed to be the “New Bob Dylan.” One of those young men whose career managed to survive this […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Elizabeth Cook

I am just crazy about Elizabeth Cook in so many ways. In addition to loving her music, she’s just so dang funny and cute. We also share the common love of accounting! Did you know that in the late 90s she worked as an accountant in the Nashville office of PricewaterhouseCoopers? Since coming to town, […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: James Haggerty

When I moved to Nashville in the late 90s, one of the first musicians I ever got to know was masterful bass player James Haggerty. Initially discovering him as a member of Joe, Marc’s Brother, he soon would earn the distinction of having played bass at one time or another in several of my favorite […]