Here's the episode with Charlie Louvin.
As half of the Louvin Brothers, Charlie Louvin was one of the most influential musicians of the '40s and '50s. The Louvins defined close harmony duet singing for several generations of country fans.
After the Louvin Brothers disbanded in 1963, Charlie began a solo career, recording for Capitol Records until 1975. During that time, he had songs make the Top Ten -- "I Don't Love You Anymore" and "See the Big Man Cry" as well as a series of other hits.
In 2001, he was admitted to the Country Music Hall of Fame
Charlie's current album is on Tompkins Square Records and has guest appearances by Elvis Costello, George Jones, Jeff Tweedy, Will Oldham, Tom T. Hall, members of Bright Eyes, Lambchop, Superchunk and more.
This week, you can see him at Bonnaroo.
We talked about all of this, his relationship with Elvis Presley, how the business has changed over the years, and more.
Want more? Check out this video of Charlie with his advice for upcoming songwriters.
Pictured L to R: Dan Buckley (Engineer), Charlie Louvin, David Hooper (Host), Amanda Plante (Production Coordination), Gary Kraen (Producer), Justin Hammel (Engineer/Editor)
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