Shenandoah Lead Singer Marty Raybon

Marty Raybon (Shenandoah Lead Singer)

Marty Raybon, Shenandoah lead singer, discusses
starting out in Muscle Shoals (3:58),
creating their first top-10 record in ‘She Doesn’t Cry Anymore’ (5:52),
working the pitch sheet for hit after hit (7:40),
what he hears in music (9:41),
returning to the band after 17 years (10:47),
the difference between a good song and a great song (13:00),
hardships of the road (14:05),
moments in a 30-year career that make it all worthwhile (15:50),
how he’d manage his career starting today (18:56),
Shenandoah’s 30th Anniversary Tour (24:30),
what True Country is to him (26:03),
and more.

Steve Dorff (Hall of Fame Songwriter)

Legendary songwriter Steve Dorff, 2018 inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and author of the book ‘I Wrote That One Too…A Life in Songwriting From Willie to Whitney’, discusses knocking on doors as a young songwriter (3:44),
handling rejection and sticking with good songs before their success (8:15),
George Strait making ‘I Cross My Heart’ a hit 8 years after it was written (9:10), what he’s up to today (14:27), an unexpected mega-hit with a previously unknown singer (15:55),
always saying “yes” (19:16),
what True Country is to him (21:06), and more.

Brendon Anthony (Director- Texas Music Office, Former Pat Green Fiddler)

Brendon Anthony, Director of the Texas Music Office under the office of the Governor of Texas, and former touring fiddle player for Pat Green, discusses jailbreaks in a tour bus from the studio to Padre Island, the transition from a full-time touring musician to an industry guru, building communities that support artists and a healthy music industry, and changing the conversation about what the music industry is.
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