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Kendall Ray

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Kendall Ray Nashville-based artist Kendall Ray joins me to talk about his illustrious career in The Music City!

Jeff McCarty

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  Singer-Songwriter-Musician Jeff McCarty talks about his amazing solo career and working in Louisiana's LeRoux.

Actor Ben Barnes on becoming a singer-songwriter

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  Ben Barnes played Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia,  Logan Delos in HBO's Westworld, General Kirigan in Netflix's Shadow and Bone and many other television and film productions. Ben stops by The Corners to talk about his latest project: an EP called Songs For You . In this episode, Ben talks about his musical talents that led to this incredible recording.  Click below to view or download the episode on platforms including iHeartradio and Amazon Music. Click the box below to view the full interview... starting to stream on Monday, November 1, 2021: Here are some preview clips: @pcbobby0 Actor Ben Barnes on the trumpets on his song, "11:11." ♬ original sound - pcbobby0 @pcbobby0 Actor Ben Barnes on songwriting ♬ original sound - pcbobby0

Ian Jones

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Singer-Songwriter Ian Jones stops by to talk about his new EP, Evergreens and much, much more!

RYALS!

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Pop Singer-Songwriter RYALS speaks with me about his new EP, "Forward," growing up in Ukraine, acting, singing, songwriting and being an LGBTQ+ activist. Click below to view the interview:

John McCutcheon Talks "Bucket List"

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Singer-Songwriter-Musician John McCutcheon joins me again in The Corners to talk about his latest album titled, Bucket List . This is John's 41st album! You can order the new album right here. Check out our talk about the making of "Bucket List" and the return to live performing by clicking the icon below:

Eli Gardiner, Singer-Songwriter from Minnesota

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  After years of playing hockey in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Eli Gardiner was quickly inspired by Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and others. Eli never looked back and embarked on a music career which eventually brought him to record and perform in Minneapolis. Eli stops by The Corners to talk about his musical journey as well as his fifth album, "The Fire And The Medicine." Eli also plays new material which will be on his upcoming release. Check it out today!

Bluhauz

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Singer-Songwriter-Musician Bluhauz joins me to talk about his self-titled debut album which features the hard-driving "Purify My Soul" single as well as its follow-ups "Give It Back," and "Everyday." We have a great time talking about his journey from the Berklee College of Music to his time with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page to forming the band Stone Giant. Bluhauz has a great cast on his new release including Maryel Epps, who has worked with the likes of David Bowie and Nile Rodgers. Do not miss this awesome episode! Click the box below to view:

Playwright/Actor/Producer Jeffery S. Jones

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I speak with Jeffery S. Jones, who wrote the play, "Case Closed:  The Dorian Corey Story." This play tells the true story of the unsolved case of the death of Robert Worley when his body was found mummified in the closed of famed Drag Queen Dorian following her death from AIDs in 1993. Click below to view:

Lara Hope

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  Listen to my interview with the amazing Lara Hope of Lara Hope and The Ark-Tones

Lawrence Gowan of Styx

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  Styx is back with a hot new album titled, Crash of the Crown. Keyboardist/Vocalist/Musician extraordinaire Lawrence Gowan stops by to chat about the new project as well as touring and much more! CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW ON YOUTUBE. You can also take it with you by downloading on platforms like Spreaker -- just search for "Tales From The Corners."

Sex Therapist Kimberly Resnick Anderson

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  Kimberly Resnick Anderson joins me in The Corners to talk about her work as a sex therapist, her podcast called "Sex Savvy" + much more. Catch this lively talk here by clicking the box below or download the episode from platforms including Spreaker, Spotify, iHeartRadio + Deezer. Just search for "Tales From The Corners."

Guitarist-Singer-Songwriter Ricky Byrd

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Ricky Byrd was Joan Jett's guitarist in The Blackhearts, helping to score huge hits like "I Love Rock 'N Roll." Byrd was with The Blackhearts for a full decade before he embarked on a dynamic solo career. In addition to Jett, Byrd worked alongside some of music's biggest names including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Roger Daltrey, Ian Hunter and scores of other legends. View our conversation on YouTube by clicking on the box above. We chat about those incredible people as well as Byrd's latest album, "Sobering Times." We are also streaming on several platforms including iHeartRadio, Spotify and Deezer: search for Tales From The Corners.

Rebecca Loebe, Singer-Songwriter-Musician

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She started in music in grade school, performed at a local Atlanta-area music venue in high school and went on to compete on NBC's The Voice . Today, Singer-Songwriter-Musician Rebecca Loebe enjoys a successful solo career as well as being a part of the trio Nobody's Girl. Rebecca speaks with me about her expansive musical output and Nobody's Girl's latest release and performing live in front of audiences once again. Watch the interview in the box below. We are also on Spotify, iHeart Radio and many other places were one downloads podcasts:

COMING AUGUST 2ND: RICKY BYRD!

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COMING MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2021:  RICKY BYRD STOPS BY THE CORNERS TO TALK ABOUT HIS TIME WITH JOAN JETT AND HIS AMAZING SOLO CAREER!

Coming Monday July 26: Rebecca Loebe

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  CHECK THIS SPACE OUT FOR MY NEXT EPISODE FEATURING REBECCA LOEBE, WHO IS COMING OUT WITH A NEW ALBUM IN THE POWER TRIO NOBODY'S GIRL! COMING MONDAY, JULY 26, 2021! ORDER THEIR NEW ALBUM HERE

An Evening With Bobby Parent

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Canadian Singer-Songwriter-Musician Bobby Parent drops by The Corners to discuss his latest album, "Real Love" as well as his time growing up in Eastern Quebec and life in Ottawa. Click here to view the interview:

An Evening of Music and Talk With Cody Bolden

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S inger-Songwriter-Musician Cody Bolden never imagined many years ago that he would find success in music. He picked up the guitar in his early twenties, found a love for the craft and never looked back. Today, Cody is wowing crowds all over Georgia and beyond with his own set of originals from his catalog and latest release, "Road Hand." Cody sits down with me in The Corners to talk about his rise to be an accomplished musician to performing a few numbers for us. Click the box below to view. We are also available to stream this episode on several platforms including iHeartRadio, Spotify + Deezer and more!

An Chat With James DiGirolamo, Singer-Songwriter

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  Nashville-based artist James DiGirolamo joins me in The Corners to talk about his latest EP, "Paper Boats" and working on the project during the pandemic. We also talk about James' many inspirations including Sir Paul McCartney all the way to Burt Bacharach.

The Return of The Jenny Thing!

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Matt Easton, Lead Singer/Guitarist for the band known as The Jenny Thing stops by The Corners to talk about their latest release, "American Canyon." Watch our lively chat here. We are also streaming on several services including iHeartRadio, Spotify, Deezer and more! Simply search for "Tales From The Corners" to listen +/or download!

Speaking with Tarah Who?

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Tarah Carpenter of the grunge punk duo, Tarah Who? speaks with me about her single, "Illusion of Freedom," creating dynamic videos, her story about coming to The States from France and much more!

Dean Roland from Collective Soul

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Dean Roland from Collective Soul stops by The Corners to talk about the band's upcoming tour with Styx, their latest release "Half & Half," the hits and much more!  Tickets for various cities, as well as exclusive VIP packages from each band, will go on sale starting Friday, April 23, as well as Friday, April 30 at StyxWorld.com and CollectiveSoul.com .  Click the link below to view on YouTube: The episode is also available for streaming for listening + downloading on these platforms:  Spreaker Listen to "Dean Roland from Collective Soul" on Spreaker.                                 Spotify                                 iHeart Radio

A Tribute to Paul McCartney

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The star of Live and Let Die: The Music Paul McCartney , Tony Kishman joins me in The Corners! Tony wows audiences with his performances as Sir Paul McCartney and does an incredible job covering some of Paul's legendary songs from the Beatles era through Wings and into the solo years. Tony also starred as Paul in Beatlemania and has done a lot of with the band Wishbone Ash.  Watch our lovely talk by clicking the box below.   

MJ Songstress

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  The uber-talented MJ Songstress is my guest this week. MJ talks about her amazing new single, "Carousel" and its dynamic video. It seems that MJ has done it all: songwriting, singing, dancing and performing. This is a great interview where MJ talks about her incredible work ethic which led her to so much success at a young age. Click below to listen to the interview

A Conversation With Grace Pettis

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  Singer-Songwriter-Musician Grace Pettis talks about her latest album, "Working Woman," her career of more than a decade, growing up in Georgia and Alabama and much more.

Filmmaker Allen Farst

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Director, filmmaker and Contour photographer Allen Farst stops by The Corners to discuss his documentary Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man . This spectacular documentary chronicles Musician Chuck Leavell , who has played with some of music's biggest names including The Rolling Stones and The Allman Brothers. When he's not playing with musical legends, Leavell tends to his central Georgia tree farm.

Maia Sharp

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She wears many hats as an artist, songwriter and producer. She has worked with some of the music industry's biggest names including Bonnie Raitt, Art Garfunkel and countless other legends! Maia Sharp joins me in The Corners to talk about her amazing career as well as her lastest album called, Mercy Rising .  Click the box below to view our discussion. and now available on Tune-In:

Tiggi Hawke

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  In this episode, I speak with the incredibly-gifted Tiggi Hawke. This UK-based performer, singer-songwriter talks with me about crafting energetic music, living in England, touring and much more. Check it out below:

A Talk With Consuelo Costin

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I have a wonderful time speaking with Performer/Songwriter/Entrepreneur Consuelo Costin! Consuelo joins me for an evening of great talk about her amazing career including smash hit  singles "Body Needs," "Here We Go" and the recent, "I'll Be Home For Christmas."  Click below to watch our talk:

Actor Duncan Anderson

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  Actor Duncan Anderson stops by The Corners to talk about his role as Dave on the hit HBO Max series, Genera+ion . We also talk about his career as an actor and DJ/Music Producer. Join us for a great and very interesting discussion. Click below to view

Kendra Erika, #1 Billboard Artist/Singer/Songwriter/Performer Extraordinaire

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The #1 Billboard Recording Artist joins me in The Corners to talk about her latest single, "Song of Hope," as well as her many past hits including "Self Control," "Avalanche" and many more. Click our box below to view or download the episode on Spotify or Spreaker. On those formats, just search for "Tales From The Corners."

Stephanie Phillips -- Singer, Songwriter, Musician

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Singer/Songwriter/Musician Stephanie Phillips stops by The Corners for a great chat as well as some amazing performances. Click the box below to view the conversation:

Jussi Jaakonaho, Producer/Guitarist/Composer

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This week, I speak with Jussi Jaakonaho. Jussi is an accomplished producer, guitarist and composer who released a solo album titled, Ghost Riot.  Based out of his Helsinki, Finland home studio, Jussi has been scoring film projects as well as starting to build new material for a future album. View our talk by clicking on the box below:

Nina Herzog

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  From appearing in Sony Animation's "The Swan Princess" to singing with The National Symphony, Nina Herzog has accomplished quite a bit in the past few years. I have a great talk with Nina about those accomplishments as well as her brand new EP titled, Together Away . Order your copy today wherever you get music or through her website at iamninaherzog   I have an awesome talk with Nina. Please click the box below to view:

Photographer Chris Adkins

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  This episode is more of a visual one. I speak with North Carolina-based Photographer Chris Adkins about his amazing portfolio of rich landscapes and cityscapes. Amazingly, this is my very first non-music-related episode. I have always been planning on expanding my talks beyond musicians when I set out to add a podcast/videocast to Tales From The Corners -- I have just been on a streak of musicians all this time. I do plan to have an even greater variety as I do this podcast. Click below for my talk with Chris:

Luke LeBlanc visits The Corners for a night of awesome talk and music

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Minnesota-based artist Luke LeBlanc drops by The Corners to discuss his songwriting process, performing and those who inspired him including the great Bob Dylan. Click the box below to view on YouTube or visit Spotify or Spreaker to download the audio of the episode.

Brother Sam

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In this week's episode, I speak with Atlanta's own Brother Sam. We have a great time talking about songwriting and performing. Sam also plays a few tunes for us. We also talk about how the pandemic has affected performers and the state of music venues. Join us for a great evening of talk and live performances by clicking the box below. Enjoy!

Chatting With A.J. Croce

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Join me for a great night chatting with Singer/Songwriter/Musician Extraordinaire A.J. Croce about his latest release titled By Request.  This is an awesome album featuring songs that inspired Croce. You can purchase By Request  wherever you get your downloads and music or visit A.J.'s website by clicking right here. Check out the interview by clicking the box below:    

An Evening with Jess

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Join me as I speak with the uber-talented Jess! This Nashville-based artist speaks with me about performing and the art of songwriting. Jess stops by to talk about that and much more. We also are treated to a performance of her single "Betty Lou Lane." Click below for the full interview on YouTube:

The Incredible Myron Cotton

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  He's 50% blues, 50% metal, but one thing is totally for sure, he's 100% COTTON.  Join us for an evening of talk and music with the incredible Myron Cotton . Hailing from the province of Alberta, Myron talks about writing new music, recording and live performances way up there in the Great White North. Click right here to watch.

Video Chat: Studying Billy Joel

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  Professors Josh Duchan and Ryan Banagale edited an amazing book called We Didn't Start The Fire: Billy Joel And Popular Music Studies . I had the great honor to speak with these two distinguised professors for this special episode. In the chat, we talk about how a conference on Billy Joel's work led to the creation of their book. Check out the episode below: