On this episode, David Hooper talks with Eric Dahl about new music gear. Eric also tells the story of a Gibson guitar he found in a Las Vegas pawn shop that turned out to have been stolen...from BB King.
Jim Peterik is co-founder of The Ides of March and Survivor. He's written songs for acts like Cheap Trick, 38 Special, The Beach Boys, The Doobie Brothers, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
On this episode, we talk about songwriting, live performance, building a following, booking gigs, and more... Jim also tells the story of writing "Eye Of The Tiger" and performs some of his most successful songs live in our studio, including one that became a huge hit for Sammy Hagar, "Heavy Metal."
A special Father's Day edition of Music Business Radio with the legendary, Grammy nominated, songwriter-artist, John Hiatt and his equally talented daughter, Lilly.
Eighteen year old John came to Nashville from Indiana in the 70s to pursue a songwriting career, but soon found himself as an artist eventually releasing more than 22 critically acclaimed albums. He's had songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Jeff Healy, and Bob Dylan, just to name a few.
John's daughter, Lilly, started writing and playing songs in her bedroom, which has led to her own artist career. They've both recently recorded new albums that will be coming out soon.
Listen to this MBR to hear their stories as well as a special duet performance by the father and daughter.
Dave Pahanish talks about his career as a songwriter and artist. As a writer, he's had several major label cuts including three No. 1 Billboard country music singles --"Do You Believe Me Now” by Jimmy Wayne, "American Ride" by Toby Keith, and "Without You" by Keith Urban.
We talk about his start in Pennsylvania, getting songs cut by Tim McGraw, busking on Venice Beach, playing live, and more. Dave also played several songs live.
Carlene Carter drops by the Music Business Radio studios to talk about her new album on Rounder Records, Carter Girl. This album, a fresh take on classic Carter Family songs, includes guests like Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Kris Kristofferson, Cowboy Jack Clement, and Don Was, who also produced it.
We talk about growing up in a famous family, finding your own voice as an artists, major record labels, working with Rounder Records, writing songs, touring, and what Carlene has in common with Kiss and Slayer.
Ashley Capps got his start as a music promoter in Knoxville during the 1970s, where he booked events at the University of Tennessee and off-campus venues. He is the founder of AC Entertainment, co-producers of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival with Superfly Productions and the producers of the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, and the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit in Asheville, North Carolina.
This is a special episode of Music Business Radio, hosted by Dan Buckley.
Marshall Altman is a Nashville-based record producer, songwriter, and owner of Galt Line Studio. He was formerly an A&R person for such labels as Capitol Records, Hollywood Records, and Columbia Records, as well as the former frontman for the alternative band Farmer.
As a record producer, he has worked for a variety of artists, including Natasha Bedingfield, Matt Nathanson, Kate Voegele, Matt Duke, Amy Grant, Eric Paslay, Frankie Ballard, Audrey Assad, and Marc Broussard.