6 episodes

DJ/Filmmaker Ric Stewart brings a wham jam of swamp rock, Muscle Shoals, Memphis, rockabilly and outlaw with a dash of alt. Each ‘cast features a new interview with a top career roots musician, including songwriters, hall of famers, sidemen and producers. Plus a few gonzo surprises from Ric's 30+ year archive of interviews. Our companion website SoulCountry.com features playlists of emerging artists, video highlights and more information on each program. Also on the site links to the upcoming documentary "Blues Rock Hits Soul Country" premiering in early 2022. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/soulcountry/support

Soul Country - Tales of Countrified R&B & Bluesy Americana Ric Stewart

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DJ/Filmmaker Ric Stewart brings a wham jam of swamp rock, Muscle Shoals, Memphis, rockabilly and outlaw with a dash of alt. Each ‘cast features a new interview with a top career roots musician, including songwriters, hall of famers, sidemen and producers. Plus a few gonzo surprises from Ric's 30+ year archive of interviews. Our companion website SoulCountry.com features playlists of emerging artists, video highlights and more information on each program. Also on the site links to the upcoming documentary "Blues Rock Hits Soul Country" premiering in early 2022. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/soulcountry/support

    Gary Talley - Soul Country #4 (video)

    Gary Talley - Soul Country #4 (video)

    Gary Talley talks about his amazing run since the 1960's in country, R&B and rock in Soul Country #4. The original Box Tops guitarist recounts legendary encounters, gigs and sessions with Dr. John, The Beach Boys, The Doors, Billy Preston, Willie and Waylon, and, of course, former bandmate Alex Chilton. You'll hear a rendition of "The Letter," "Cry Like a Baby," Sam Cooke's "Bring it on Home to Me" and "Whiter Shade of Pale." Soul Country captures tales from the intersection of countrified, R&B and bluesy Americana with podcasts featuring interviews and this is your life highlights from remarkable musicians, writers and producers. Soul Country's origin story has just been released - Blues, Rock, hit Soul Country, a 28-minute music doc full of exclusive performances and interviews from Rock and Soul Hall of Famers and Grammy winners. Check out all the episodes and the movie at SoulCountry.com and follow the podcast on your favorite platform.#soulcountry #soul #theboxtops #alexchilton #danpenn #billypreston #thedoors #theletter #joecocker 

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Gary Talley - Soul Country #4

    Gary Talley - Soul Country #4

    Gary Talley talks about his amazing run since the 1960's in R&B, rock and country in Soul Country #4. The original Box Tops guitarist recounts legendary encounters, gigs and sessions with The Doors, Billy Preston, Willie and Waylon, Dr. John, The Beach Boys and, of course, former bandmate Alex Chilton. You'll hear a rendition of "The Letter," "Cry Like a Baby," Sam Cooke's "Bring it on Home to Me" and "Whiter Shade of Pale."
    Soul Country captures tales from the intersection of countrified, R&B and bluesy Americana with podcasts featuring interviews and this is your life highlights from remarkable musicians, writers and producers. Soul Country's origin story has just been released - “Blues, Rock, hit Soul Country” a 28-minute music doc full of exclusive performances and interviews from Rock and Soul Hall of Famers and Grammy winners. For the movie, trailers and more check out SoulCountry.com




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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Chris Thomas King - Soul Country #3 (Video)

    Chris Thomas King - Soul Country #3 (Video)

    Multi-Grammy®-winner, feature film actor and now author Chris Thomas King joins host Ric Stewart for an overview of The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture. The free ranging talk addresses the Creole Origins, his work on O Brother Where Art Thou? and his start with Arhoolie records. For playlists and other exclusIves, check out soulcountry.com.


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    • 50 min
    Chris Thomas King - Soul Country #3

    Chris Thomas King - Soul Country #3

    Multi-Grammy®-winner, feature film actor and now author Chris Thomas King joins host Ric Stewart for an overview of The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture. The free ranging talk addresses the Creole Origins, his work on O Brother Where Art Thou? and his start with Arhoolie records. For playlists and other exclusIves, check out soulcountry.com.


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    • 50 min
    Bobby Rush - Soul Country #2

    Bobby Rush - Soul Country #2

    Multi-Grammy winner, King of the Chitlin Circuit and stand-up comedian - and guy, Bobby Rush relaxes into Soul Country. Episode #2 features Bobby's funky licks on guitar and harp and discussion of his Mississippi and Chicago blues histories. He talks and plays Chicken Heads, Country & Western, blues and pookie poo. Host Ric Stewart leads the charge into Soul Country - where this time the stuff is funky. 


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    • 51 min
    Tiger Beats - Soul Country #1

    Tiger Beats - Soul Country #1

    Patrick Sweeney and McKinley James of The Tiger Beats join me for the first episode of Soul Country. They talk blues, country, The Rolling Stones/British Blues, Hollywood Fats, Bobby Blue Bland, Magic Sam, Joe Beard, Clifton Chenier, Louis Jordan, Jump Blues, Howlin' Wolf, Nirvana and pursuing retro-purity in Nashville. Catch them every Monday at the 5-Spot in East Nashville. Playlists at soulcountry.com/epidodes/

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    • 54 min

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