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Dolly Parton 2

Posted by Podmaster On November - 11 - 2009

Dolly Parton and her friends talk about how the early days of her career were influence by her Uncle Bill, Monument Records’ Fred Foster and future duet partner, Porter Wagoner.

Songs in this episode include “Dumb Blonde,” “Puppy Love,” “Just Someone That I Used to Know” and others from the new 4-CD box set – DOLLY – in stores now from Legacy Recordings.

Dolly Parton 1

Posted by Podmaster On November - 4 - 2009

The four-part Dolly Parton podcast launches with an introduction to what makes her such a legendary figure in both country music and overall pop culture. Dolly Parton discusses how her own way of life and creative process relate to each other. Singer-songwriters Laura Cantrell and Janis Ian also add their own insights.

Songs in this episode include “Joshua,” “Coat of Many Colors,” and others from the new 4-CD box set – DOLLY – in stores now from Legacy Recordings.

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Willie Nelson: Naked Willie 3

Posted by Podmaster On June - 22 - 2009

Billy Bob Thornton and Mickey Raphael continue their discussion of how Mickey produced the Naked Willie album from Nelson’s 1960s RCA sessions.

Producer: Vella Interactive

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Willie Nelson: Naked Willie 2

Posted by Podmaster On June - 15 - 2009

Billy Bob Thornton and Mickey Raphael continue their discussion of how Mickey produced the Naked Willie album from Nelson’s 1960s RCA sessions.

Producer: Vella Interactive

Recommended: Naked Willie

Willie Nelson: Naked Willie 1

Posted by Podmaster On June - 8 - 2009

Willie Nelson’s harmonica player Mickey Raphael and actor/musician Billy Bob Thornton discuss the making of the new album Naked Willie in this three-part podcast series.

While producing Naked Willie, Raphael went back to the Nelson’s RCA masters from the 60s to strip away the orchestrations of Chet Atkins’ Nashville Sound.  The result is 17 tracks as naked as Willie wanted them.

In this first episode, Billy Bob and Mikey touch on Mickey’s own musical roots and the origins of this project.

Producer: Vella Interactive

Recommended: Naked Willie

Waylon Jennings – Nashville Rebel 1

Posted by Legacy Recordings On February - 3 - 2009

Legacy Podcast honors the 50th anniversary of “The Day the Music Died” by launching our Waylon Jennings podcast series.  As legend goes, Waylon gave up his seat on the fateful plane to the Big Bopper, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Part 4

Posted by Podmaster On January - 13 - 2009

It was 41 years ago today.  Enjoy the final installment, and look for a new series on Cash’s San Quentin concert to start in late February.

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Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Part 3

Posted by Podmaster On December - 15 - 2008

Inmate Miller Deadman tells how much the men appreciated that “he had something to give and came here to give it to us.  ‘Hey Johnny, thanks for coming’ — this is the feeling.”  After many songs describing the prisoner’s life in a serious tone, Johnny’s wife June Carter joined him onstage, lightening the mood.  Cash also performed “Greystone Chapel,” a song written by Folsom inmate Glen Sherley, for the men, further cementing his connection to them.

Songs included: Long Black Veil, I Got A Woman, Jackson, Greystone Chapel

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Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Part 2

Posted by Podmaster On December - 8 - 2008

Journalist Gene Beley, who accompanied the Cashes to Folsom, describes starting the day with June Carter Cash exclaiming “this is a huckleberry picking morning,” the passage through the gates and seeing their first inmates, struck by their youth.  C.O. Jim Brown says Cash “worked the crowd,” including singing songs about prison life, and taking a drink from a prisoner’s tin cup during the show.  Merle Haggard, who was an inmate in California, said Cash identified with the men’s plight.  “He understood somehow and the convicts knew it.”

Songs included: Blue Suede Shoes, I Still Miss Someone, Cocaine Blues, Stripes Around My Shoulders, Big Mouthed Woman

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Roy Orbison Black and White Night Part 2

Posted by Podmaster On December - 1 - 2008

Barbara Orbison relives the night at the Coconut Grove and the spontaneity of the incredible performances. Hear Roy Orbison and Bruce Springsteen rehearse their performance of “Dream Baby” and singers Bonnie Raitt, kd lang and Jennifer Warnes describe the experience of singing with one of the all-time great vocalists. Anthony DeCurtis of Rolling Stone explains what was so unique about Black and White Night “It had the comfortable feeling of friends performing songs they knew for fun.” Songs include: Blue Bayou, Only the Lonely and Dream Baby

Recommended: Roy Orbison: The Soul of Rock & Roll

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