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Episode 148 with Cowboy Troy

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Texas rapper chats about career and new music In the mid 2000’s, Cowboy Troy defined a new era in country music with country rap — or hick hop, as he has coined it. The Texas born rapper released Loco Motive…

Episode 146 with INXS’ Andrew Farriss

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Farriss has embarked on a solo career Earlier this year, prolific INXS singer/songwriter Andrew Farriss released his self-titled debut solo record. After decades of producing and writing songs for others, Farriss has embarked on a solo career. A credit to…

Episode 145 with Michelle Wright

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Wright chats about her new album and “Take It Like Man” 30th anniversary Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer Michelle Wright releases her 10th studio record, Milestone, on August 26th via BFD/Audium Nashville. The album was produced by Bob Funk and…

Episode 144 with Hayley Orrantia

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Multi-faceted entertainer chats about her new single & more The multi-faceted Hayley Orrantia debuts her new single, “Gasoline,” today (Fri, Aug 12th). The track is a pop juggernaut that imbues her country trademark, and shows off a new side to…

Episode 143 with Ryan Griffin

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Griffin is transitioning from songwriter to an artist Singer/Songwriter Ryan Griffin is making waves, having been previously tapped as an opener for Kelsea Ballerini, Lady A and Old Dominion. The budding country star co-wrote Ballerini’s No. 1 hit, “Dibs,” and…

Episode 142 with Drake White

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White suffered a stroke in 2019 Drake White continues his musical voyage with his second studio album, The Optimystic, which was released in March 2022. White co-wrote 12 of the album’s 14 tracks and produced two songs solo, co-produced the others…

Episode 141 with Doug Green of Riders in the Sky

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Ranger Doug talks about the group’s legacy Riders in the Sky is celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2022. The four members — Doug “Ranger Doug” Green, Fred “Too Slim” Labour, Paul “Woody Paul” Chrisman and Joey “The Cowpolka King” Miskulin…

Episode 140 with Billy Dean

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Dean chats about forthcoming album Billy Dean is keeping 90’s country alive with the release of his forthcoming album, The Rest of It’s Mine. The 10-track collection of tunes reflects a place very near and dear to his heart: his…

Episode 139 with BoomTown Saints

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Debut single available now Rising country duo, BoomTown Saints, have released their debut single, “All Trucks Go To Heaven,” via Nashville/Muscle Shoals-based entertainment company, 8 Track Entertainment. Chris Ramos and Ben Chism formed the duo in 2018 after deciding to…

Episode 138 with Ian Flanigan

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Flanigan is prepping his debut album For the last decade, troubadour Ian Flanigan has toured his whiskey-soaked voice and evocative lyrics across America, with a country sound reminiscent of Joe Cocker and Chris Stapleton. In 2020, Flanigan was a celebrated…

Episode 137 with Scotty McCreery

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McCreery chats about his latest music and expanding his family Last fall, Scotty McCreery released his fifth studio album Same Truck via Triple Tigers. The album includes his latest single, “Damn Strait,” which has become the fastest rising single of…