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Big Sound, Small Town

153 EpisodesProduced by Sandy Carlton Website

Hear the stories of the musicians , songwriters and artist in the small towns and communities of America. The stories are rich in the authentic sounds that make American music.

153 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

Valorie Miller Songwriter

June 28th, 2022

58:38

Valorie talks about walking away from a farm to become a songwriter after winning a Emerging Artist grant from the North Carolina Arts council.

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Robby Buff Bassist

June 21st, 2022

1:11:44

Robby tells of first learning to play guitar before hearing Yes and Rush and deciding to become a bass player

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Lyndsay Pruett Violinist

June 14th, 2022

1:03:09

Lyndsey tells of her transition from a classical violinist to becoming the queen of the jazz grass fiddling

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Wyatt Easterling Entertainer, producer, musician, A&R , songwriter, song publisher.

June 7th, 2022

1:04:54

Wyatt talks about his journey from Chapel Hill, North Carolina to becoming an important part of the Nashville music scene and he plays a couple of …

Jason Krekel Multi instrumentalist, multiple band member, singer and songwriter.

May 31st, 2022

1:18:51

Jason tells about his life as a musician, from growing up in Nashville and having a father in the music business, and becoming a successful musician …

Kevin Dedmon, fiddler, guitarist, vocalist for the band ,Dirty Grass Soul.

May 24th, 2022

41:33

Kevin talks about The new Dirty Grass Soul double live cd from a sold out performance at the Don Gibson Theatere and the 10 year anniversary of the …

Stateline Music Festival

May 17th, 2022

20:27

I interview Tim Conard, Craig Henry and Hunter Bright.

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Andrew Wakefield Guitarist, singer and songwriter.

May 10th, 2022

1:04:57

Andrew talks about becoming a musician and his journey through many places before settling in Chimney Rock, North Carolina and becoming a solo …

Tommy Maher Dobro player for Fireside Collective

May 3rd, 2022

42:12

Tommy talks about getting a late start in music and still becoming a professional musician. Photo Credit to Chris Courogen

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Darren Nicholson multi instrumentalist,singer, songwriter and founding member of Balsam Range.

April 26th, 2022

1:06:00

Darren talkings about his life in bluegrass music and where he see bluegrass going in the future. He also performs some great music.

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JON D WEISBERGER songwriter, bassist, writer, producer, radio personality, A&R director

April 19th, 2022

1:12:00

Jon talks about his decision to move to Nashville at the age of 50 and the huge success he found in bluegrass music.

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Ty Gilpin mandolin player with Unspoken Tradition, music marketing director for Crossroads Studios

April 12th, 2022

1:11:42

Ty talks about Crossroads Studio,Organic Records and Mountain Home Records, Unspoken Tradition, the recording side of music and bluegrass.

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Jeff Gates Guitarist, singer songwriter, studio owner, author

April 5th, 2022

1:03:18

Jeff talks about growing up in the music business and leading his own band.

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Steve Metcalf, live music producer, record label owner, artist promoter, booking agent.

March 29th, 2022

1:19:50

The Little King tells his story and the story of the infamous and legendary Green Acres Music Hall, Little King Records and all the shows and many …

Claire Armbruster Live Music Producer

March 22nd, 2022

34:10

Claire talks about her journey into the live music production which led her to form her own company

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Jeff Wall. Singer Songwriter, Guitarist And Comedian

March 15th, 2022

49:26

Jeff give his view of the would through songs and comedic storytelling

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JASMINE MELTON Radio personality, Mater of ceremonies ,musician

March 8th, 2022

38:30

Jasmine tells how her love of music and determination led her to host several different shows on the infamous WNCW

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Jeff Sipe (Apt Q-258) Drummer

March 1st, 2022

52:04

Jeff talks about how he became one of America"s foremost drummers and how drumming led him to play music with Aquariam Rescue Unit ,Leftover Salmon, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Tucks, Steve Vai and many others.

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GENE COX is a pioneer in Cleveland County singer songwriter music community.

February 22nd, 2022

33:10

Gene talks about music, musicians and the strong musical heritage of Cleveland Country and what let him to be a large part of it.

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LEE NEWTON Josie award winning singer songwriter.

February 15th, 2022

38:57

Lee details her career from singing at her dad's cab company to winning award for her songs and singing ability. 

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Cornelius Logan ,guitarist, drummer, trombone player and singer

February 8th, 2022

46:27

Cornellus tells about how not getting his first instrument of choice led to him becoming multiinstrumenist and band director

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Samantha Synder Fiddler ,Vocalist with Darin and Brooke Aldridge

February 1st, 2022

58:48

Samantha tell of her journey from being a child prodigy to playing in her family band to quitting music to raise goats to playing with Darin and Brooke Aldridge

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Aaron Woody Wood singer, songwriter, guitarist

January 25th, 2022

1:03:26

Aaron Woody Wood tells about his musical journey , give his views about music and shares his talents.

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SCOTT SANDERS Keyboardist,guitarist, harmonica player ,singer and emerging songwriter

January 18th, 2022

47:03

Scott tell how his love of music and work ethic has led him to do over 300 shows a year in a variety of musical combinations

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Scott Miller Singer Songwriter, Farmer

January 11th, 2022

1:04:37

Scott details his successful rise in the music businees to the point of giving all up to return to the family farm and then finding a happy medium

Mickey Hayes Musician and author.

January 4th, 2022

53:10

Mickey recounts his twenty years as a bass player on the road with David Allen Coe. Lots of good stories.

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Andrew Saltz , Native Americian Singer songwriter and keyboardist

December 28th, 2021

55:20

Andrew share his fresh and progessive approach to his music while paying homage to his heritage 

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Katie Henderson Folk Artist, songwriter ,singer, mandolinist ,artist and poet.

December 21st, 2021

39:19

Katie gives her account of how she became a musician and a writer of quirkly poetic songs.

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Danny Parker Guitarist ,Mandolinist and Luthieer

December 14th, 2021

41:53

Dannyy tells how he has interwoven his love of building and fixing things and his love of music into a life long lifestyle.

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Greg McGraw Concert Promotor

December 7th, 2021

1:03:30

Greg explains how his love for music, especially live music, led him to become one of the countries largest independent concert promoters

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Sandra Morgan, singer, pianist

November 30th, 2021

28:15

Sandra tells about being a female in the rock world.

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Dennis Newton, Hollywood Dude, Singer

November 23rd, 2021

23:26

Dennis talks about a music career that lead to him becoming Hollywood Dude

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Galaxy Linebeger singer and ukulele player for the Dancing Fleas.

November 16th, 2021

40:16

Galaxy tells of her journey from being a part of a ukulele club into becoming a member of a fine ukulele orchestra.

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Pedro Fraginals, guitarist, singer, songwriter, music director.

November 9th, 2021

1:10:23

Pedro talks about his long journey as a musician who never played in public until he moved to Shelby, North Carolina.

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Tracy Curry. Bass player, guitarist, singer, studio owner.

November 2nd, 2021

48:22

Tracy talks about combining a career in law enforcement and music and his time at one of the south’s premier country night clubs, Coyote Joes

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Hicks Koone, guitarist.

October 26th, 2021

45:10

Hicks tells of his musical journey, with a side trip as a sound man , that has led to his guitar prowess.

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Stan Anthony, musician

October 19th, 2021

42:58

Stan tells about his musical journey that led him to be the bassist for the Dancing Fleas. Somewhere along that journey he became mayor of Shelby, …

SIlas Hamilton, Steel guitarist, guitarist for The Dancing Fleas

October 12th, 2021

41:53

Silas is part of the emerging artist series who tells of how at the age of 16 , he has become a steel guitar phenomenon.

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Rachel Pinson Singer ,Songwriter , fiddler and guitarist

October 5th, 2021

54:21

Rachel is part of the emerging artists series. She talks about her journey as a musician while also being a mom.

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Kacey Philips singer and guitarist with the band Steel Roots

September 28th, 2021

29:06

Kacey is part of the emerging artists series looking to put their mark on the music scene

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Shearra Miller Executive Director of the Cleveland Arts Council

September 21st, 2021

1:01:52

Shearra talks music and art as a part of the Women In atheism Business Of Music

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Dean Jenks Banjo Player

September 14th, 2021

41:56

Dean is one of Cleveland County's premier banjo players.

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Joan Harrell Joan is the manager and booking agent for Michael Reno Harrell

September 7th, 2021

51:48

Joan tells of the life of the support team of an artist for the Women In The Business Of Music

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Maggie Rainwater CEO of Rainwater Poster Company

August 31st, 2021

47:18

Maggie is a third generation musician who is a part of the Women In The Business Of Music series. Maggie talks about her musical heritage, plays a couple of songs and talk about her business of promoting musicians and …

Kevin Street Bluegrass and Gospel singer and guitarist

August 24th, 2021

48:52

Kevin takes you on a journey through his families  three generations of bluegrass and gospel musicians

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Aanya Henkile Singer, songwriter

August 17th, 2021

52:00

Anya tells of her transition from a duo act to a band career with Delhi’s Low and Tellico and back to a solo career.

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Darin and Brooke Aldridge are a award winning husband and wife bluegrass duo.

August 3rd, 2021

1:02:15

Darin and Brooke Aldridge tell of their successful rise in the bluegrass music. Where it all started to playing on the Grand Ole Opry.

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Brinkley Issacs is guitarist with Chris Feeree and Medicine Crow.

July 27th, 2021

1:19:31

Brink is legendary for his amp collection and his amp modifications and builds. He talks about amps, guitars ,and the technology that surrounds it.

Seth Walker is a blues singer songwriter, guitarist and author.

July 20th, 2021

53:34

Seth tells of his start in music growing up in a commune to all the music towns he has lived in. He also talks about the book he wrote during the pandemic

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Mike Mitchell, fiddler, guitarist, singer songwriter and founder of Floyd Music School.

July 13th, 2021

56:10

Mike tells his musical journey from a child to a becoming successful road musician, to settling down and starting a music school and having his own …

Yulia Price is a classically trained violinist currently working on her Masters Degree

July 7th, 2021

49:45

Yulia details her journey through classical violin from the age of 3 right up beginning her masters degree in violin performance at The New England …

Jamey Harrison, of the band Wiregrass is a singer, guitarist and songwriter.

June 29th, 2021

42:10

Jamey tells the story of his musical journey from his earliest days, through his service days and right up to the forming of the band Wiregrass.

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Amanda Ann Platt is a singer songwriter and leader of the band The Honeycutters

June 22nd, 2021

1:12:23

Amanada Ann talks about her journey as a songwriter and musician and how it led her to from a band and then to front the band.

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Daniel Sparks King of the Buskers

June 15th, 2021

43:16

Daniel has jumpstarted his music career by busking. With a fine voice and large repertoire, Daniel has been able to support himself busking and …

James “Boo” Canipe is a bass player, singer and songwriter working with the band Crimson Rose

June 8th, 2021

38:15

Boo talking about teaching himself to play bass well enough to do it for a living and the many acts and artist that he has worked with. He talks about singing and songwriting and learning to sing harmonies

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Scoot Pittman is a drummer, guitarist, bass player, singer and songwriter from Kings Mountain, N. C

June 1st, 2021

1:24:47

Scoot Pittman talks about being one of North Carolina’s busiest musicians. Scoot talks about his 2006 record, Lake Montonia Road, which has been …

Justin Hill is the drummer for St. Barger Hill as well as freelance drummer and guitarist.

May 25th, 2021

40:13

Justin describes how he got his start as a drummer and the importance of a good solid music education in helping pursue your musical endeavors

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Henry Gilmore IV is a videographer from Kings Mountain, North Carolina who is making a name for know

May 18th, 2021

33:20

Henry and I discuss what a video producer, concert promoter, artist developer, can do for an artist’s career and how he works hard to make you the best you can be.

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Marshall Chapman is a South Carolina native , singer, songwriter,author and actress.

May 11th, 2021

37:11

Marshall Champan speaks from her home in Nashville about her music, her book and specifically about her song, Feel Like I Been Rode Hard And Put Up Wet, in the movie Urban Cowboy

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Brandon Turner and Angelia Easterling singers , songwriters and multi- instrumentalists

May 4th, 2021

49:45

Brand Turner and Angelia Easterling are a husband and wife music team out of the upstate of South Carolina. Angela is a premier songwriter and singer …

Freddie Vanderford Harmonica Player and Piedmont Bluesman

April 27th, 2021

45:59

Freddie Vanderford is a pedimont blues artist. He’s plays guitar and sings as well. Freddie carries the torch forward for all of the famous Piedmont …

Shane Pruitt guitarist, singer , songwriter and blues man

April 20th, 2021

41:33

Shane is so poplar in upstate South Carolina a restaurant named a hamburger after him. Shane is one of the leading blues men in the south. He is …

Fayssoux Starling Mcclean, singer, songwriter, guitarist and drummer.

April 13th, 2021

52:29

Fayssoux is a singer known for her vocal work on records with Emmylou Harris, Billy Joe Shaver, John Starling and many others. She is a singer in her own right and performs often. Sometimes she still performs with …

Neal Mcjunkin, singer, songwriter, guitarist and lap steel player.

April 6th, 2021

1:04:58

Neal Mcjunkin hails from Liberty, South Carolina and is part of the upstate group of musicians that make that area of South Carolina a music …

Aaron Burdett, award winning singer songwriter

March 30th, 2021

56:02

Aaron hails from the small town of Saulda, North Carolina were his songwriting prowess and singing voice has propelled him to be acclaimed one on …

Kieran Kane, Nashville based singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist.

March 23rd, 2021

1:15:23

Kieran is a chart topping songwriter. His songs have been recorded by some on Nashville most successful performers. Kieran along with Jamie O’Hara …

Trey Hensley, Grammy nominated and a IBMA award winning guitarist and vocalist

March 16th, 2021

49:16

Trey is part of the duo of Trent Hensley and Rob Ickes. Trey started his musical journey at a early age. He appeared on the Grand Ole Opry with Marty Stuart and Earl Scruggs at the age of 11. Soon after her met Johnny …

Miles Miller, drummer ,singer and guitarist.

March 9th, 2021

48:01

Miles is the drummer and harmony singer for Stirgull Simpson. A wonderful singer in his own right, keep a lookout for a solo project in the future. …

Rayna Gellert, fiddler, guitarist, singer and songwriter.

March 2nd, 2021

1:31:49

Rayna is a old time fiddler who has applied her fiddle playing to music styles as diverse as Bluegrass , Americana and World Music.

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Thomm Jutz is a singer, songwriter,producer,guitarist and teacher.

February 23rd, 2021

1:01:07

Thomm Jutz is a 2021Grammy nominee in the bluegrass category for his record To Live In Two Worlds Volume 1 Thomm came to America from a small …

Michael Reno Harrell is a singer, songwriter ,master storyteller and a artist

February 16th, 2021

1:02:01

Michael Reno Harrell started his journey into the arts at an early age. His roots are sunk in bluegrass but it has evolved into folk music to …

Phil Ruff,singer, songwriter,multi instrumentalist from the duo Champagne Charlie

February 9th, 2021

36:13

Phil is an award winning singer songwriter who is a winner of the Chris Austin Songwriter contest at Merlefest. His songs have been recorded by many artists and he has many recordings with several different bands. Phil …

Kim Ware from the band the Good Graces

February 2nd, 2021

41:41

Kim Ware is a Cleveland County native who has spent the last several years living and playing music Atlanta, Georgia. Kim and her band have be an influential part of the Americana and pop scene in Atlanta

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Becky Buller, fiddler, singer , songwriter and one of modern bluegrass’s finest ambassadors

January 26th, 2021

55:43

Becky is a 10 time IBMA award winner and the only female to win fiddler of the year.(2016). That same year she also won female vocalist of the year. Hear how a girl from a small town became one of the worlds top …

Jonathan Byrd is a singer songwriter from Carrboro, North Carolina who has the ultra modern sound.

January 19th, 2021

1:21:48

From the guitar the attached to his bunk while in the Navy, to the stage at the Kerrvile Folk Festival, to stages all over the world, Jonathan Byrd …

Steve and Bryon McMurry from the revolutionary and influential band,Acoustic Syndicate.

January 12th, 2021

57:15

No band defines modern acoustic music any better than the Acoustic Syndicate. I set down with Steve and Bryon and discussed the world. At the time …

Roger Padgett is a acoustic and electric guitarist who has played in some of Cleveland county's most ledgenary bands

January 5th, 2021

36:32

Roger Grew up playing bluegrass and gospel music. Performing at a early age{9} and wearing a denim suit, Roger seemed destined for the spotlight. From metal rock to progressive acoustic Roger has made a last mark in …

Eric Metcalf is a bass player, guitarist ,artist, tattooist and entrepreneur.

December 29th, 2020

31:28

Eric Metcalf is one of North Carolina’ s finest tattoos artist His shop , Shiny New Tattoo , is infamous for its tattoo work and the artist that …

Darrin Lovelace is a singer and bass player with a gospel music background.

December 22nd, 2020

37:33

Darrin leads us through his musical journey as a singer, guitarist and bass player with stops in gospel music, bar bands, and country rock bands. He was a member and bassist for the infamous Peelers Mill Band. He …

Songs From The Road Band playing Live in The Earl Scruggs Center on Friday, December 11 , 2020

December 15th, 2020

40:06

Call it newgrass, called it progressive bluegrass, call it modern acoustic or just call it bluegrass ,but no matter what you call it , call it great. …

Jimmy Fred Hudson is a songwriter and the bandleader of Jimmy Fred Hudson and the XXX Redneckx

December 8th, 2020

37:34

The entrepreneurial Jimmy Fred Hudson has been call the king of Redneck haiku, a backwoods Leonard Cohen , a rhythmic Edgar Alan Poe and a ton of other not so nice names. His Christmas record, Nutcracker Sweat, has …

Gabriel Wiseman is a mandolin player and songwriter with a rich historical musical heritage

December 1st, 2020

43:37

Gabriel plays mandolin with the JackTown Ramblers. He is a third generation acoustic musician from a family of legendary old time and bluegrass …

Mark Fain is a 7 time Grammy winner and an in demand bassist and music producer.

November 24th, 2020

1:16:17

Mark hails from the small Tennessee town of Rogersville. His journey to a music career started at an early age appearing on record while still a teenager. This early start has led Mark to playing with such famous acts …

Kim France, Americana, jazz ,classical,bluegrass bassist, vocalist and guitar player

November 17th, 2020

1:13:36

Kim is a freelance bassist, songwriter,singer and guitarist. She is also the captain of her own boat and a member of the Johnson City Symphony …

Jim Garrett

November 10th, 2020

44:14

Jim is a singer songwriter who is also a in demand electric guitarist. and a fixture in the Charlotte music scene

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Walter Finley and April Dawn

November 3rd, 2020

58:50

Walter Finley has been dubbed The Troubadour. He’s a singer songwriter and guitarist from the Lake Norman area of North Carolina, via New York City. …

Sexy Monastery

October 27th, 2020

37:00

The duo of Lizz and Dan show the wide array of art form found in music

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Justin Harper.

October 20th, 2020

46:26

Justin is a music educator, music visionary, multi instrumentalists and songwriter who plays many different styles of music and a force in the music …

Douglas Thompson

October 13th, 2020

44:56

Douglas is a singer songwriter who has sang his original songs from the north to south and all places in between

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Mary Lattimore

October 6th, 2020

47:38

Mary is a world renowned, first call Harpist.

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Phillip Simmons

September 29th, 2020

43:35

Phillip is one of the most in demand bassist in Cleveland County. He is currentl

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Al Ford

September 22nd, 2020

43:02

Al is a heavy metal drummer and singer. He made the transition from a singing front man to singing drummer and frontman.

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Jimmy Mckee

September 15th, 2020

19:16

Jimmy Mckee is a bluegrass guitar player who went from bluegrass to bluegrass gospel and then to the pulpit.

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Donnie Deaton

September 8th, 2020

17:13

Donnie is a guitarist for the band Roadside Alice. Hear his story.

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Richard Petie Waldrop

September 1st, 2020

1:12:59

Richard is a bluegrass/newgrass bassist and vocalist. He is a legendary figure in both the music and film industry in Cleveland County.

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Butch Turner.

August 25th, 2020

5:38

Butch is a singer songwriter,multi instrumentalists, record producer,audio engineer and has worked in the film industry.

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John Burn

August 18th, 2020

37:22

John is a drummer and a percussionist and a funny guy who has , in his words,”lucked” himself into some of the most iconic bands in Cleveland County.

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Courtney Morehead

August 11th, 2020

35:02

Courtney is a Flute player in a guitar player world. Find out how she makes this work.

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Jason Lineberger of the Dancing Fleas

August 4th, 2020

32:08

Jason is the leader of an innovative and entertaining orchestra of ukulele player.

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Steve Leatherwood

July 28th, 2020

39:13

Steve is a multi instrumentalists, venue owner, DJ , radio personality, podcaster , and record producer who has been a big part of making Shelby …

Luke Edwards.

July 21st, 2020

1:32:43

Luke is a multi instrumentalist ,singer songwriter who has crossed the American music genres from rock and roll to bluegrass and everything in …

Phil Weathers

July 14th, 2020

13:03

Phil is the President and founder of The Cleveland Country Music Hall Of Fame. Hear what Phil’s vision is for the HOF.

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Daniel Coston

July 7th, 2020

1:12:39

Daniel is a world renowned photographer specializing in music and musicians. Daniel is also a producer a writer and author. His photos also document …

Lily Talent

June 30th, 2020

23:13

Lily Talent is a former champion college athlete turned singer songwriter. She has a unique style that crosses many musical styles.

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Mike Mckinnish

June 23rd, 2020

43:50

Mike is a contemporary Christian artist. He a singer songwriter who got his start in the world of rock music. . .

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Omar Porter

June 16th, 2020

22:02

Omar is a first call percussionist who is also a mentor ,a coach, a podcaster and an former college athlete

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Dolphus Ramseur

June 9th, 2020

1:11:22

Dolph is the owner of the most famous record label in North Carolina. He manages artist such as The Avett Brothers, David Childers and The National …

Jimmy Wilson

June 2nd, 2020

44:18

From Rock and Roll to Beach music, Jimmy has played it all. His project , Jimmy Rehab, with his brother, David Wilson , is legendary. He currently is …

Trey Hill

May 25th, 2020

47:43

Nashville musician and Cleveland County native, Trey Hill,has been the guitarist and band leader for Big and Rich,Jessicia Simpson , Kellie Pickler moreand many

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Michael Ramsey

May 19th, 2020

1:04:31

Michael Ramsey is the bass player and spokesman for the Jacktown Ramblers. Michael is also a music teacher, film maker and one of the founding members of WNCW’s Going Across The Mountain

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Kris Dedmon

May 12th, 2020

40:03

Kris is the banjo player for the band Dirty Grass Soul, a hard driving roots country band. Listen to the story of a banjo man in a rocking country …

Ralph Glenn

May 5th, 2020

1:08:42

Ralph is the original singer for the ocean boulevard band. With a voice that will sing the sand out of your shoes ,Ralph tells the story of beach …

Spirits Of The Poor House

April 28th, 2020

40:35

Kevin Newton and Trent Hoyle are Spirts Of The Poor House. Both are multi talented instrumentals who make a sound that it would take Frank Zappa …

Carley Arrowood and Daniel Thrailkill

April 21st, 2020

49:28

Bluegrass singer songwriters and multi instrumentalists Carley Arrowood and Daniel Thrailkill represent the new young and very talent generation of …

Aftan Ci

April 14th, 2020

28:25

Aftan Ci Smith is a ultra modern singer, songwriter, studio owner and entrepreneur with incredible talent

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Summer Keever

April 8th, 2020

3:40

Angel From Montgomery

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Dan X Padgett

April 7th, 2020

34:52

From Earl Scruggs to Doc Watson to Andy Griffith and Marshall Tucker, Dan has walked among and played music with all of these greats. As well as teaching thousands of musicians how to play every instrument you’ve ever …

Zack Vanderburg

March 31st, 2020

35:03

A classical singer with rural roots, Zack has sung classical and opera music worldwide.

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J. T. Fitch.

March 24th, 2020

23:03

J. T. Is one of the up and coming, next generation, guitar hero

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Aaron Jason Meier

March 17th, 2020

51:01

Aaron is a Audio Engineer, record producer, musician and teacher. And much more. Ever wonder what those guys do? Rap to Rock and all between. Find out how the magic happens

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Chad Day. Modern Banjo

March 10th, 2020

39:08

To use a bluegrass term, Chad Day is a “durn” fantastic banjo player. He plays other instruments too but banjo is what he does. He is a modern banjo …

Dale Brittain

March 3rd, 2020

45:59

From Smoking Grass to the solo act singer songwriter Dale Britain has covered it all.

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John Clayton Brackett

February 25th, 2020

30:44

John start his writing career in elementary school. His music career started shortly after his writing career. This is the story of a wordsmith who …

Jamie Coulter of Dragonly Wine Market

February 18th, 2020

26:15

It takes a community to support music and musicians. Venue owners are an important part of that community. Hear what Jamie has done for the music …

Walter Hoyle

February 11th, 2020

38:55

Walter is a guitarist, singer and songwriter with the band OLM

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Jackson Martin

February 3rd, 2020

34:31

A second generation Cleveland County musician, Jackson continues the county’s rich musical heritage. A saxophonist, fiddler, DJ and so much more.

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Lance Watson

January 28th, 2020

49:36

Lance is the bass player and mandolinist for the band Dirty Grass Soul.

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Richard Putnam

January 21st, 2020

36:34

Richard , who owns Big Feats Productions is probably the most recorded keyboardist in Cleveland County. His piano has been a large part of recorded Cleveland County music history. But he is more than a piano player. He …

David Childers

January 14th, 2020

1:04:30

North Carolin’s premier singer songwriter. Singing real life stories

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Summer Keever

January 7th, 2020

45:43

A voice like This doesn’t come around everyday or every lifetime for that matter

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David Parker

December 31st, 2019

44:17

Modern individual guitar expressions

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Joe Hindsley

December 24th, 2019

23:15

Joe Hindsley is a drummer and harmonica player with The Hank Cole Band, Bruised Rhino and several other bands

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Aleik Maddox

December 17th, 2019

26:22

A part of the next generation of Cleveland County talent, Aleik is the real deal.

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John Reid Drummer

December 9th, 2019

23:34

John Reid is a third generation music store owner and musician. This episode is about John Reid the musician and drummer.

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J. Max Mckee

December 3rd, 2019

36:26

Banjo player, club owner, entertainer and bluegrass historian and his partner and wife, Tina Mckee talking banjo and music history in Cleveland County and even Georgia

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Art Mauney

November 26th, 2019

26:05

If you have seen live music, bought musical instruments, or taken music lesson then you know Art

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Hayne Coleman

November 19th, 2019

1:16:45

The Hank Cole story. Complete with balloons.

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Ray Allison

November 12th, 2019

17:00

The biggest voice in the bluegrass world

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Mary Beth Martin

November 11th, 2019

58:14

All musicians need a community to survive. Some communities preserve and promote music and this is one of the finest you will find. Mary Beth Martin and The Earl Scruggs Center

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Pistol Hill.

November 5th, 2019

1:41:36

Who needs Rhinestone Suits and New Shiny Cars? Let’s just skip Nashville

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Mike Lynch

October 29th, 2019

50:33

Making traditional bluegrass an art form

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Brian Edmonson and Tommy Brooks

October 22nd, 2019

45:51

From Harvest to Oak Grove a strong music bond grows

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Darrell Allison

October 15th, 2019

30:56

Is this guy the founding father of Americana music? I think so but decide for yourself

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Nikao Wallace

October 8th, 2019

51:36

Playing drums with a Society or a Trio, Nikao Wallace walks to his own beat

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Chris Ferree

October 2nd, 2019

36:31

Medicine Crow shows up and away we go.

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Buster Kendrick

September 24th, 2019

43:24

The bus goes to the Grand Ole Opery

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Laurie Long

September 13th, 2019

31:40

The darling starling

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Derek McCoy

September 2nd, 2019

25:37

Jazz To Chicken Picking and everything in between

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Scott Moss

August 28th, 2019

27:55

The man with the 100$ Handshake

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Ric Delozier

August 20th, 2019

48:26

Ric ,Reverbnation’s #1 instrumental artist for 7 straight years,talks about 50 years of shredding the guitar

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Kevin Bridges

August 6th, 2019

25:03

According to Kevin, songwriter,singer,instrumentalist

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Kevin Dedmon of the band Dirty Grass Soul

July 30th, 2019

24:31

This is the story of Kevin Dedmon’s journey to become the soul of the dirty grass. We recorded this in his favorite room in his house for music.

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