30 episodes

Country music’s hottest stars visit with Evan Paul of Taste of Country Nights, a nationally syndicated radio show. Go deep inside new music to learn the inspiration behind familiar hits and hear stories about this wild life you won't hear elsewhere.

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Country music’s hottest stars visit with Evan Paul of Taste of Country Nights, a nationally syndicated radio show. Go deep inside new music to learn the inspiration behind familiar hits and hear stories about this wild life you won't hear elsewhere.

    Songwriter Spotlight: Breland Once Wrote 3,000 Songs in 5 Years

    Songwriter Spotlight: Breland Once Wrote 3,000 Songs in 5 Years

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    Breland broke onto the country scene in 2019 with “My Truck” but his new album Cross Country proves he’s a very dynamic songwriter and entertainer. He tells Evan Paul about (3:50) viral success, (4:20) what makes a song a hit and two very different songs from the album, (6:20) “Happy Song” and “Thick,” which literally calls out four famous women as “thick.” Plus his worst job ever and (14:25) the Night Cap with Billy Dukes.

    Also mentioned in this conversation: Lizzo, Ashley Graham, Keith Urban, Sam Hunt, Meghan Thee Stallion, Dierks Bentley, Serena Williams

    • 24 min
    Craig Morgan Is One Inspiring Son-of-a-Gun

    Craig Morgan Is One Inspiring Son-of-a-Gun

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    Craig Morgan visits with Evan Paul and talks about (0:53) his new song “How You Make a Man” and (2:54) how he sees himself in rapper turned country singer Jelly Roll. Plus, (8:15) the one artist that really made Craig feel comfortable as a new artist, (9:05) why he discouraged his kids from going into the military and (11:00) what was Blake Shelton thinking?

    Craig’s new memoir ‘God, Family, Country’ is released this month.

    • 22 min
    Little Big Town On the Art of Making Albums and Hits They Passed On

    Little Big Town On the Art of Making Albums and Hits They Passed On

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    Little Big Town visit Evan Paul and (2:00) talk about their new ‘Mr. Sun’ album and why prioritizing albums is still very important to them. Plus, (6:30) the story behind the song “Song Back” and (8:30) hit songs they passed on they wish they could have back. Then the Night Cap with Billy Dukes.

    Also mentioned during this episode: Kenny Chesney, the Wreckers, Rascal Flats, the Eagles, Scotty McCreery.

    • 21 min
    Pat Green Slow and 'Steady' Career Will End at Some Point

    Pat Green Slow and 'Steady' Career Will End at Some Point

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    Pat Green is an open book. He spoke to Evan Paul about (2:15) breaking up with his wife on Valentine’s Day and who he blamed for early struggles, (5:00) how he approached his reflective new album and (10:55). Pat’s wife Kori inspired a song called “Steady” on the album but (6:45) she’s not happy about it. Then he (13:30) talked about that journey from Texas to Nashville that so many artists are taking today. The Night Cap with Billy Dukes returns next week.

    • 21 min
    Bonus: Behind the Scenes of 'Monarch' With Trace Adkins + More

    Bonus: Behind the Scenes of 'Monarch' With Trace Adkins + More

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    Trace Adkins begins his role as Albie Roman on FOX’s ‘Monarch’ this weekend. (2:05) He talked to Taste of Country’s Billy Dukes about working with Susan Sarandon and filming their romantic scenes. Then, (10:25) Evan Paul talks to Beth Ditto, a former indy rocker who scored a key role as Gigi Roman, Trace’s daughter on the show. Singer Caitlyn Smith also joins (18:40) to talk about recording the theme song for Monarch and why the show is set up to do great things for country music.

    • 23 min
    Jon Pardi Will Always Defend Good Nashville Songwriting

    Jon Pardi Will Always Defend Good Nashville Songwriting

    Follow on Apple Podcast and Spotify. Jon Pardi (1:45) says the title-track of his new Mr. Saturday Night album is example of great Nashville songwriting. He won’t ever chase like other artists. Plus, go deep on tracks like (5:54) “The Day I Stopped Dancing” and (1:00) “Reverse Cowgirl.” Plus (4:10) a rant about spam emails and the (15:25) Night Cap with Billy Dukes.

    Also mentioned during this podcast: Thomas Rhett, Benjy Davis, Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Summer Pardi, Jason Aldean.

    • 25 min

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