Southern Stars invites a different country artist, songwriter, or industry professional on each episode. Host, Samantha Sheehy, and her guests discuss the importance of storytelling in music, the inspiration behind their songs, and current issues and trends within the country genre.
Episode 27: Ana Cristina Cash
This week I had the honor of sitting down with Ana Cristina Cash, the daughter-in-law of Johnny Cash, the talented singer, songwriter, and musician. Ana talks with me about her new Hawaiin Christmas single, Mele Kalikimaka, her relationship with her husband, Johnny Cash Jr., the famous Cash Cabin Recording Studio, and the things she is looking forward to most post-pandemic.
Episode 26: Kylie Trout
Kylie Trout released her new single, "Extra", on October 16th. Listen to it here first with an exclusive interview with Kylie to talk about the story behind her song and the relationship that inspired it.
Kylie is a talented 17-year-old country singer-songwriter who is navigating the music industry. Some of her biggest goals include singing on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry where numerous country legends got their start.
Episode 25: Shae Dupuy
Canadian country artist turned Nashville star, Shae Dupuy, has been rising through the ranks while releasing new music over the course of the pandemic. Her latest single, released on October 2nd, "Selfish", provides a twist on the negative connotation of the word. Showing off her natural talent for songwriting, Shae lets the listener know that sometimes it is okay to be selfish and make time for self care. As she cleverly puts it, "You can't pour from an empty glass."
Be sure to follow Shae Dupuy on social media and keep an eye out for her upcoming music video!
Episode 24: Paige King Johnson
Our first release day episode! This week I got to talk with Paige King Johnson about her new single coming out on October 2nd, "Just Like You". Paige is 23 years old and living in Nashville, TN carrying out her country music dream. Listen to hear her song hear first!
Episode 23: Erica Sunshine Lee
Check out this new episode with experienced performer and children's book author, Erica Sunshine Lee.
Episode 22: Roger Street Friedman
Listen to my chat with Roger Street Friedman as we dive into his latest album, "Rise".