NCD Writers Room show

NCD Writers Room

Summary: Nash Country Daily editor in chief Jim Casey sits down with country music artists to talk about their lives and their music.


 51: New Artist Fiona Culley Talks YouTube Song Covers, Being British in Nashville and Working with Darius Rucker | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1670

Lisa talks with Fiona Culley about growing up in England, moving to Nashville, musical influences, posting song covers on YouTube, recording “Life on the Line” with Darius Rucker and more. Show Participants • Fiona Culley • Lisa Konicki, NCD editor in chief Show Notes and Details:

 50: Chris Janson Talks Finding True Love, “Holdin’ Her” Success & New Music in 2017 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 668

Jim talks with Chris Janson about loving being a family man, finding true love with his wife of 8 years, having a great year in 2016—co-wrote Tim McGraw’s “How I'll Always Be,” joined Luke Bryan on his Farm Tour and has another Top 25 hit with “Holdin’ Her”—and heading back into the studio to begin working on his new album. Show Participants • Chris Janson • Jim Casey, NCD managing editor Show Details & Notes:

 49: Gretchen Wilson Is Excited About New Single, “Rowdy,” Making New Music and Being a Mom | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1352

Lisa talks with Gretchen Wilson about her new single, “Rowdy,” getting back to making new music, raising her daughter, loving parenthood, going back out on tour in 2017 and more. Show Participants • Gretchen Wilson • Lisa Konicki, NCD editor in chief Show Notes and Detials:

 48: Lauren Alaina Talks “Road Less Traveled” Top 20 Chart Success, Her First Movie, Managing Insecurities & More | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1258

Jim talks with Lauren Alaina about her recent Billboard Top 20 success with her single, “Road Less Traveled,” dealing with her own insecurities, acting in her first movie, Road Less Traveled, going on tour with Martina McBride in 2017 and more. Show Participants • Lauren Alaina • Jim Casey, NCD managing editor Show Notes & Details:

 47: Travis Tritt Wants Country Music at the CMA Awards and Comes Full Circle on “A Man and His Guitar” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1463

Lisa talks with Travis Tritt about his recent comments regarding Beyoncé’s performance at the recent CMA Awards show, his reluctance to perform a full solo acoustic performance, the resulting new live album and video, A Man and His Guitar (Live from the Franklin Theatre), playing with his old friend Marty Stuart and more. Show Participants • Travis Tritt • Lisa Konicki, NCD editor in chief Show Notes and Details:

 46: Touching Base with Cole Swindell on Georgia Hats, Georgia Country Artists and New “Down Home Sessions III” EP | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 754

Back in October, Jim Casey sat down with Georgia boy Cole Swindell to talk about his original Georgia Southern University hat, what is in the water in Georgia that so many great new country artists are from the Peach State, his new Down Home Sessions III EP and more. Show Participants • Cole Swindell • Jim Casey, NCD managing editor Show Notes & Links:

 45: Amy Grant Talks New Christmas Album, Christmas Traditions and Christmas Shows with Husband Vince Gill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1252

Lisa sat down with Amy Grant to talk about her new Christmas album, Tennessee Christmas, some of her family’s unique Christmas traditions, this year’s Christmas shows with her husband, Vince Gill, at the Ryman Auditorium and more. Show Participants • Amy Grant • Lisa Konicki, NCD Editor in Chief Show Notes & Details:

 44: We Consult a Nashville Lawyer About the Luke Bryan “Striking” Incident—Stupid Hilarity Ensues | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 854

In light of the Luke Bryan incident last night at the Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam, I decided to contact a lawyer for a quick Q&A regarding the legal ramifications of Luke striking a concertgoer. In full disclosure, the lawyer, Kevin Baltz, Esq., is Jim’s old college roommate who is a partner at a law firm in Nashville . . . and he has a pretty good sense of humor. In no way, shape or form should this be considered actual legal advice. This is satire, people—just two old friends shooting the breeze to pass the time. Show Participants • Kevin Baltz, Esq. • Jim Casey, NCD managing editor Show Notes: Show Transcript:

 43: Marie Osmond Talks About Her Start in Country Music, New Album “Music Is Medicine” and Special Moments In Her Lasting Career | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 986

Lisa sat down with Marie Osmond talk about her new album, “Music Is Medicine,” how she got started in Country music, some of her favorite moments her 50-years-and-counting career and more. Show Participants • Marie Osmond • Lisa Konicki, NCD Editor in Chief Show Notes and Details:

 42: Brantley Gilbert On Songs About His Wife and His New Album “The Devil Don’t Sleep” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1377

Lisa sat down with Brantley Gilbert to talk about his new single, “The Weekend,” and its new music video, which features Brantley’s wife on her first acting role. The song also happens to be the first single from his upcoming album, “The Devil Don’t Sleep”—his first since 2014’s platinum-selling “Just As I Am.” Show Participants • Brantley Gilbert • Lisa Konicki, NCD Editor in Chief Show Details:

 41: 2016 CMA Awards Predictions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2622

Lisa, Jim and friends-of-the-show Elaina Doré Smith and John Shomby sit down to discuss their picks for this year’s CMA Awards winners. Show Participants • Lisa Konicki, Editor in Chief • Jim Casey, Managing Editor • Elaina Doré Smith, co-host of Nash Nights Live • John Shomby, Nash Director of Programming at Cumulus Media Show Details:

 40: Tucker Beathard Talks Music as Self Expression, Learning the Ropes and “Rock On” Success | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 870

Jim Casey talks with new artist Tucker Beathard about discovering a desire to express himself through music, learning about putting on a good tour by observing Dierks Bentley and his other tourmates, the massive success of his single “Rock On” and more. Show Participants • Tucker Beathard • Jim Casey, NCD managing editor Show Notes & Details:

 39: Chris Young Talks CMA Award Nominations, Cold-Calling Vince Gill and New Christmas Album | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1052

Jim Casey talks with Chris Young about the rapid success of his duet with Cassadee Pope, “Think of You,” his CMA Award nomination, how he got in touch with Vince Gill for “Sober Saturday Night,” the daunting challenge of picking songs for his new Christmas album, It Must Be Christmas, his favorite Christmas albums and more. Show Participants • Chris Young • Jim Casey, NCD managing editor Show Details:

 38: Mickey Guyton Talks “Heartbreak Song,” Meeting Dolly Parton and Dives Deep On “The Bachelorette” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 825

Lisa talks with Mickey Guyton about her latest single, “Heartbreak Song,” whether or not she feels like a “trailblazer,” how she got excited about country music as a young girl back home in Texas, all the drama on last season’s The Bachelorette, meeting Dolly Parton and more. Show Participants • Mickey Guyton • Lisa Konicki, NCD editor in chief Show Details:

 37: Drew Baldridge Talks About Small-Town Livin’, His Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative and His New Single, “Rebound” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1331

Jim Casey talks with new artist Drew Baldridge about small-town living, his new single, “Rebound,” his new breast cancer awareness initiative, and more. Show Participants • Drew Baldridge • Jim Casey, NCD managing editor Show Details and Notes:


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