Divorce, Drugs, Death.
Perseverance, Inspiration, Redemption.
Country History X is the history of country music, one story at a time.
#5 - The Death of Keith Whitley
The tragic life and death of Keith Whitley who died at the age of 34 due to alcohol abuse, and the conspiracy theories that surrounded it, told through the eyes of his widow Lorrie Morgan.
#4 - The Mafia, and the Toby Keith & Rascal Flatts Restaurants
How a member of the Mafia turned government informant used the United States Witness Protection Program as a shield to allegedly bilk MILLIONS of dollars from hundreds of people and entities through the Toby Keith and Rascal Flatts restaurant franchises.
#3 - Charlie Rich BURNS John Denver
Charlie Rich whipping out his lighter, and burning the card announcing John Denver as the 1975 CMA Entertainer of the Year is considered one of the great moments of protest in country music history. But was his intent to protest John Denver's win, or something else?
#2 - John Prine, and the Perfect Country and Western Song
Many know the "perfect Country & Western song" is "You Never Even Called Me By My Name" performed by David Allan Coe, and written by Steve Goodman. But what many don't know is that John Prine was a co-writer of the song. This is the story of why his name was left off the iconic song, and how it was written.
#1 - The George Jones Drug Tapes
The story of how two international drug smugglers obtained a box of unheard George Jones recordings, and used them as bail collateral.
Country History X Podcast - Introduction
An introduction to the Country History X podcast.
This podcast is class
Trigger is the man and this podcast is world class. Get your listen on or find yourself on the outside of some good stuff.
Could be longer
Could be longer…short episodes can seem rushed.
George Jones Drug Tapes
The talking way to fast I can’t keep up with it. slow down!,