We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players, artists and sidemen. If you love guitar, success, life stories and meaningful life lessons, then stick around… you’re in the right place.
RARE: Rodney Mills, Engineered 50 Gold & Platinum Classic Rock LPs - STORIES FOREVER!
On this Rodney Mills Interview, stories galore and behind the scenes with Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special, The Radiators, Second Coming, Gregg Allman, Atlanta Rhythm Section, James Brown, The Winstons, the “Amen Break” (most sampled drum fill in history, Rodney engineered it!), Bone Crusher, Berry Oakley… hanging in there with the Atlanta Rhythm Section until it paid off… surviving 2 heart attacks and TONS more. AWESOME, incredible, amazing, this is a LIFETIME of Music, and a MUST listen!
Robben Ford: “That experience taught me how to be a musician...”
On this Robben Ford Interview, literally dozens of personal stories including seeing Jimi Hendrix, Albert King, Mike Bloomfield, John Mayall and Mick Taylor in concert back in the late 60’s… Stories about working with Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, Greg Allman and Miles Davis… interesting stories about his dad… and some very good advice for musicians, or frankly, anyone in any endeavor. RARE for Robben to get this personal, so give this a listen now
Luther Dickinson, North Mississippi Allstars, Black Crowes
On this Luther Dickinson Interview, moving to Mississippi and how it changed his life, when to be critical - and when NOT to (GREAT lesson for anyone), dealing with the loss of his father, working with The Black Crowes, David Hidalgo and Mato Nanji, how he gets his tone, changes made from having children, embracing getting more serious about his music, the wonderful musical community he grew up in, and more. VERY cool, a must listen.
Paul Jackson, Blackberry Smoke
On this Paul Jackson Interview: Some great stories here, including how his mom turned him on to Motley Crue and changed his life, forever… some wonderful life lessons his parents taught him, a cool story about how he met and fell in love with his wife, his vintage guitars, gratitude and more. A real class act, amazing guitarist and key member of one of the most successful bands out there
Seth Taylor: Mountain Heart, Wonderful Nobodies
On this Seth Taylor Interview: how this youngest of 5 children wound up playing guitar when none of his siblings played any instruments, moving to Nashville, his experiences in both owning a band / being a band member vs. a side man, staying incredibly busy during Covid - by saying “Yes” to everything for many years before that, and loads more - super cool and laid back
RARE: Mike Wanchic, John Mellencamp: "I learned how to play from all those junkies"
This was an absolutely KILLER conversation! Mike absorbed and learned the basics of music and guitar from the recovering heroin addicts, in a well-known hospital his father ran… meeting John Mellencamp, how Mike became John’s co-producer and the skills that made him good at it, working with Mick Ronson, Ian Hunter, Steve Cropper… how to build a good live show, diligence, work ethic, connecting with your audience, Mike’s cool vintage strats, fatherhood and more. First-Class all the way - a MUST Liste
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I've listened to the Audley Freed, Frank Sardonis and Ty Tabor episodes so far. All were excellent! I am very familiar with Audley and Ty but had not heard of Frank. I've enjoyed his episode the most so far. Mature beyond his years and a great variety of musical tastes. Craig does a great job asking questions not just about guitars and music, but life in general. Thanks for what you do!
Yeah! Tim Mitchell.
Loved the Tim Mitchell episode. He’s one of the greatest dudes I know. Looking forward to checking out the Grecco Buratto and Adam Zimmon episodes next!
- Brendan Buckley -
A must listen for musicians and fans of MUSIC!
Craig, Thanks for the insightful interviews and and amazing guests! Time after I time I am intrigued and captivated by players sharing their stories on how music became a force in their lives! So many instances I find myself listening to players I have never heard of and/or from genres I am not even particularly a fan of...
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