Frank Foster (Indie Artist)

Frank Foster, Nashville-based independent artist with a unique approach to his success, joins the podcast and talks songwriting inspiration, selling out shows before he’d ever played live, what True Country is to him, and more.

Lloyd Maines (ACL Hall-of-Famer, Producer & Musician)

Lloyd Maines, prolific musician & producer, father of Dixie Chicks Superstar Natalie Maines, and ACL Hall of Fame inductee joins the podcast! He discusses how he started playing music and where he got his first pedal steel guitar (1:55), developing from a teenage honky-tonk player to studio musician (5:16), the different styles he played that brought him different work (7:00), coming to produce, play, or both on more than 4,000 records (12:27), some of his favorite musicians to work with while making current records (16:53), tough moments in his career (18:50), one of the best decisions he made in his career that lead to his success (22:02), getting to see and contribute to his daughter Natalie’s success with the Dixie Chicks (25:06), what it’s like to be a successful musician and also a father to a superstar artist (27:38), keeping things in perspective while watching his daughter and the Dixie Chicks become wildly successful (28:22), what he’d do differently if starting out today (32:20), a chance encounter with Chuck Berry (39:21), what True Country is to him (44:25), and more.

Radney Foster (Singer / Songwriter)

Radney Foster, singer/songwriter with multiple top-ten hits, joins the podcast and discusses starting out as a musician (2:43), answering the call from Nashville (6:25), his development in the songwriting process (10:17), the tough moments in a long career (16:35), personal voices and perspectives that are represented in each song written (18:44), the best moments in a long career (20:54), what he sees in the industry today, and how he would approach it as a newcomer (22:21), what he’s working on today (28:00), a unique day of writing with Guy Clark and another unexpected star (31:19), what True Country is to him (35:57), and more.