26 episodes

Susan and Evelyn have worked behind the scenes with countless legendary artists & musicians since the late 70’s. The power duo are legends themselves in the eyes of Nashville’s Music Row and beyond. Now, they are bringing those backstage stories and unbelievable moments with a substantial amount of unexpected, sometimes brutal, honesty to Shady Ladies of Music City. Shady Ladies of Music City is a tell-all podcast recorded and produced in Nashville, TN by Monument Records that is equal parts music, comedy and female empowerment.


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    • 5.0 • 121 Ratings

Susan and Evelyn have worked behind the scenes with countless legendary artists & musicians since the late 70’s. The power duo are legends themselves in the eyes of Nashville’s Music Row and beyond. Now, they are bringing those backstage stories and unbelievable moments with a substantial amount of unexpected, sometimes brutal, honesty to Shady Ladies of Music City. Shady Ladies of Music City is a tell-all podcast recorded and produced in Nashville, TN by Monument Records that is equal parts music, comedy and female empowerment.


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    Bonnie Garner

    Bonnie Garner

    What a life! From Playboy Magazine to concert promoter Bill Graham to TV personality Dick Cavett and then Columbia Records in NY, Bonnie was an integral link for women in the record business. She was one of the first female A&R reps and was in “the room” for Bruce Springsteen’s label audition. She relocated to Columbia/Nashville and worked with countless legends, ultimately transitioning to artist management. 
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    • 38 min
    Joel Katz

    Joel Katz

    There are king makers and then there is Joel Katz who has crowned more heads than anyone can keep track of. From his first client, James Brown to the countless executives, companies, organizations and legendary superstars, Joel has been at the center of the music business for the last 50 years. 
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    • 37 min
    Lorrie Morgan

    Lorrie Morgan

    Daughter of Grand Ole Opry Star George Morgan (“Candy Kisses”), Lorrie Morgan spent every weekend of her childhood in the wings of the Opry House observing the craft of country's finest and brightest.  She was one of the breakout stars of the country boom period in the late 80s, scoring numerous hits and awards. And, you better believe she has stories to share.  She was married to country legend Keith Whitley up until his tragic death and later married and divorced country star Sammy Kershaw. Lorrie was also managed by Shady Lady Susan Nadler who likes to credit Lorrie for encouraging her love of country music and playing pranks on people.  Beyond her music career, Lorrie and her husband own Lorrie Morgan’s Spicy Hot Chicken Coop in Panama City Beach.
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    • 32 min
    Michael Campbell

    Michael Campbell

    Michael Campbell could almost be considered one of the Shady Ladies, sharing office space and projects for the last 30 years. Michael managed now retired country star Ricky Van Shelton throughout his career, worked at CBS Records interacting with Willie, George Jones, Tammy Wynette and dozens more. Always the artist's friend, Michael’s ever constant humor has kept them, the industry and the Shady Ladies amused and laughing.
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    • 35 min
    Bonus Episode: 56th ACM Awards

    Bonus Episode: 56th ACM Awards

    Follow along as the ladies watch and give their thoughts and opinions on the 56th Annual ACM Awards.
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    • 25 min
    Raul Malo of The Mavericks

    Raul Malo of The Mavericks

    Frontman for the incredible and versatile band The Mavericks, Raul Malo has known the Shady Ladies since he moved to Nashville from  Miami 30 years ago. Through the incredibly journey that is The Mavericks' career, Raul and the Shady Ladies have worked together on side projects: producing a two-disc Spanish children’s album for Bandit Records, performing as the first artist for the revived and revered Soundstage music series on PBS and many other moments of madness!
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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
121 Ratings

121 Ratings

SingItBack ,

Fantastic

I just love these ladies. I can’t think of a more entertaining podcast. Can’t wait for them to come back with more great perspectives and dishy stories!

jsfnash ,

A must-listen!

Entertaining podcast giving an inside look into the history and who’s who of the music scene in Nashville. The hosts are hysterical with some of the quirkiest anecdotes you will want to hear over and over. Couldn’t love it more!

kanash13 ,

Hilarious and Intriguing!

I love this podcast and these ladies are so funny! Their laughs are infectious and stories are so interesting! I listened to 5 episodes last night while preparing sides and pies for Thanksgiving, so thank you Shady Ladies for keeping me entertained with your stories!!

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