Based on the book, The Ultimate American Music Bucket List, travel journalist Bill Clevlen (Bill On The Road) takes a deeper look into the people and places featured in this fun travel guide for road trippers and music lovers.
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Ep 10 What Ever Happened To The Site of Woodstock?
The Woodstock Music & Arts Festival happened in August of 1969, becoming one of the most notable gatherings in American history. Julia Fell, a curator at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, talks about visiting the historic site of "Woodstock" today and the museum that preserves first-hand accounts of people that were in attendance to witness it all.
You can purchase a copy of The Ultimate American Music Bucket List at: americanmusicbucketlist.com.
Be sure to check out the other 9 episodes of the podcast as well!
Ep. 9 Tina Turner's School House Museum in Brownsville, Tennessee
Tina Turner is the undisputed Queen of Rock and Roll with one of the most successful careers of any female singer in American music history. The schoolhouse where she attended class in segregated southwest Tennessee was saved from demolition and transformed into the world's only Tina Turner Museum. The museum features one-of-a-kind artifacts from Turner's personal collection including awards, costumes, and even her grade school year book when she was still known by her real name - Anna Mae Bullock.
The school house is part of the Ultimate American Music Bucket List. You can buy the book at: americanmusicbucketlist.com
Ep. 8 Shotgun Tom Kelly on Radio's Role in American Music History
Legendary radio broadcaster, "Shotgun" Tom Kelly talks with Bill about his incredible career and shares stories about some of the most influential radio DJ's of the 1960's and 70's that played a role in promoting artists and their songs to the nation. Those DJs include The Real Don Steele and Kelly's friend, "Wolfman Jack".
Shotgun Tom, who spent 20 years doing Afternoon Drive on K-EARTH 101 in Los Angeles, earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in broadcasting. He currently hosts the evening request show on SiriusXM's 60s channel - 60's Gold.
Ep. 7 Bill Monroe, Bluegrass Hall of Fame, & Mandolin 101
In this episode Bill travels to Owensboro, Kentucky to visit the childhood home of Bill Monroe, the father of Bluegrass music. Then, a quick stop at the Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Museum where veteran touring musician (Faith Hill, Tanya Tucker, Brooks & Dunn) Randy Lanham teaches Bill how to play the mandolin.
Get a copy of The Ultimate American Music Bucket List at: americanmusicbucketlist.com
Ep. 6 XM Radio DJ Phlash Phelps On Playing 60's Hits & Traveling Across America
Phlash Phelps of XM Radio 60's on 6 Channel (Now called 60's Gold) is known for his road trip adventures and sharing his love of American geography with his listeners each morning on the hugely popular "Phlash Phelps Phunny Pharm". Phlash shared some of his favorite musical road trips and how he got into travel at such a young age. He also talked about some of the spots he's been to in Bill's book - The Ultimate American Music Bucket List.
Ep 5 Hank Williams - A Legendary Career That Only Lasted Five Years
Beth Petty's father founded The Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, Alabama. He met Williams for the first time as an eight year old when the singer bought him a Coca-Cola in the mid 1940s. More than 50 years later, he shared his personal collection of Hank Williams memorabilia with the world including personal stories like the time he helped Hank fix his flat-tire. The Hank Williams Trail is part of The Ultimate American Music Bucket List.