On this interview episode, Juliette talks with Richard Young, guitarist and vocalist of The Kentucky Headhunters. This Grammy- and CMA-winning band is known for their blend of honky-tonk, blues, and southern rock, and have just released their 12th album, On Safari. Richard and Juliette talk candidly about the band’s roots and the importance of family, and how both play an important role in creating music. Plus, don’t miss Richard’s secret recipe for Mexican hamburgers! Juliette’s drink of choice is Backbone bourbon.
Juliette is joined by singer-songwriter Don McLean on this interview episode. Don discusses the 45th anniversary of his iconic song, American Pie; recalls the turbulence of the 60s; and considers the changing landscape of music, society, and politics. Drink of choice: Jefferson’s Rye Whiskey.
Three legendary country artists come together for this interview episode: TG Sheppard, Janie Fricke, and Joey Canyon. From stories about Elvis to singing with George Jones and Lynn Anderson, this episode showcases the best of traditional country music and how Joey Canyon is bringing it back to the mainstream with his cable series The Joey Canyon Show. This episode is best enjoyed with a glass of whiskey. Juliette’s “unconventional” choice is Clyde May’s Alabama-stlyle whiskey.
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