55 min

Mickey Guyton sings truth to Country Music Switched on Pop

    • Music Commentary

Mickey Guyton spent a decade of fits and starts trying to make a career in country music. But now in recent months she’s having a country music moment releasing vulnerable songs that use her experiences of rejection, exclusion and racism as inspiration. Charlie speaks with Guyton about her breakout songs “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” and “Black Like Me,” as well as what it took for her to make it onto one of country musics most beloved stages, the American Country Music Awards.

Songs Discussed
Mickey Guyton - What Are You Gonna Tell Her
Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers - Islands In the Stream
Dolly Parton - Coat of Many Colors
Mickey Guyton - Safe (Acoustic)
Mickey Guyton - Heartbreak Song
Mickey Guyton - Why Baby Why
Mickey Guyton - Better Than You Left Me
Mickey Guyton - Black Like Me
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Mickey Guyton spent a decade of fits and starts trying to make a career in country music. But now in recent months she’s having a country music moment releasing vulnerable songs that use her experiences of rejection, exclusion and racism as inspiration. Charlie speaks with Guyton about her breakout songs “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” and “Black Like Me,” as well as what it took for her to make it onto one of country musics most beloved stages, the American Country Music Awards.

Songs Discussed
Mickey Guyton - What Are You Gonna Tell Her
Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers - Islands In the Stream
Dolly Parton - Coat of Many Colors
Mickey Guyton - Safe (Acoustic)
Mickey Guyton - Heartbreak Song
Mickey Guyton - Why Baby Why
Mickey Guyton - Better Than You Left Me
Mickey Guyton - Black Like Me
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