BobbyCast

BobbyCast

A show Bobby Bones does from his house. In-depth interviews with songwriters, producers and artists in Nashville that reveal the stories behind the biggest songs, candid antidotes and personal stories.... Show More

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Colbie Caillat moved to Nashville a few years ago and recently started a brand new band called Gone West. Colbie talks about how it feels starting over when she’s already led a successful career as a solo artist. She opens up about her battle with stage fright and how she got so nervous before performing on TV. She also talks about her 5 year engagement, stories behind her biggest hits and her favorite TV shows. Learn more about y... Read more

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We wanted to revisit this episode now that Gabby has really kick started her career in Nashville! Gabby Barrett finished 3rd on Season 1 American Idol on ABC and is now on her way into the next phase of her music career. Bobby talks to her about what it's like singing for record labels, life after American Idol and how she needs to move to Nashville to achieve her big dreams. Season 3 of American Idol premiere February 16, 2020... Read more

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In this episode, we talk about bands who are generally hated...even though they have hits, a large number album sales, awards...but for some reason they anger people and critics. We looked at different “Worst Band” reader polls, album sales and review from Billboard and Rolling Stone and came up with our own list. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Luke Combs is fresh off of his SNL debut. He talks about finding out he was the musical guest just a week and a half out. Luke tells the story of the guy at a record label who told him he needed to go back and write better songs after meeting him. Luke then turns all the songs he played for him that day into No. 1. He also talks about why he is vegan for the next 3 months, his 7 No. 1 songs and why he was hiding cash around his hou... Read more

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Paul DiGiovanni began his career in the punk-pop band Boys Like Girls. They toured for months on end and landed serval hits such as “The Great Escape”, “Love Drunk” and “Two Is Better Than One” feat. Taylor Swift. After the band slowed down, Paul moved to Nashville to become a songwriter and producer. He’s had No.1’s that include Justin Moore’s The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home and Dan + Shay’s How Not To. He talks about w... Read more

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Bobby and Eddie talk about crazy twists in country songs from Two Black Cadillacs by Carrie Underwood to A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash. Plus, new music out this week by Kelsea Ballerini, Hot Country Knights and Kassi Ashton. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Michael Hobby is the lead singer of A Thousand Horses. They had a no. 1 song with their debut single “Smoke”. Michael talks about the long road that took them to their first record deal and what it’s been like now landing on their third deal and new song “Drinkin’ Song”. He talks about how the band stayed together through the good and bad times, what it’s like being married to Caroline Hobby of The Get Real Podcast and how being a ... Read more

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Bobby and Eddie talk about how The Rock Hall the Class of 2020 and some of the biggest snubs this year. Lainey Wilson stops by to talk about growing up in Louisiana and moving to Nashville and living out of a camper for 3 years. She one was of Luke Combs first co-writes, earned a living as a Hannah Montana impersonator and getting her paycheck for her song in a TV show. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/p... Read more

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Shay Mooney from Dan + Shay talks about how he grew up in Natural Dam, Arkansas which is a town of less than 500 people. He originally started as a solo artist and then met Dan at a house party. Shay talks his first deal with T Pain’s record label and how he had to get out of it to start Dan + Shay. He talks about the struggles of playing shows to 4 people to selling out arenas all across the country. He also talks about hi... Read more

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Bobby and Mike D talked about a list of songs with mistakes that weren't edited out of the recording, and it includes an airplane in LED ZEPPELIN's "Black Country Woman", STING sitting on a keyboard during "Roxanne", and DAVID GILMOUR's cough in PINK FLOYD's "Wish You Were Here". We also talk to Lauren Jo Black from CountryNow.com. She has been covering country music for more than a decade. L... Read more

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Songwriter Tom Douglas stops by this week. He tells the story behind writing "The House That Built Me", multiple songs for Tim McGraw and his theories on how to approach writing a song. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Russell Dickerson and his wife Kailey have been together for 10 years. They talk about how they met in college, broke up for a month and then got married. Russell talks about the struggle to find a home at a record label and how it took 4 years for his debut song to go No. 1. Kailey talks about how she is the creative director behind Russell when it comes to music videos, photography, merch design and more! Learn more about your a... Read more

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Bobby, Eddie talked about the "10 Most Unforgettable Country Music Moments of the 2010s." Sadly, the Route 91 tragedy was #1. On the bright side, GARTH BROOKS returned, and CHRIS STAPLETON got discovered. We also found some demos of Major Pop songs…some of these sung by other artists…some were acoustic rough demos…and one was one of the biggest songs of all-time…and had an entirely different name! Learn more about your ad-... Read more

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Joe Diffie talks about how his song John Deere Green was never a no. 1 song. He talks about moving to Nashville after being laid off, singing demos in the 80’s and what it was like to tour during the 90’s. He also talks about how a resurgence happened in his career after his name drop Jason Aldean’s “1994”. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Bobby has a list of songs that are now being played on Classic Rock Radio that makes him feel a little old. From Oasis to the Foo Fighters and Alanis Morissette. Bobby also reveals what artist he doesn’t tell people is one of his favorite artists because they are his guilty pleasure. We talk about new music from Kesha, Brian Wilson and Sturgill Simpson. Plus the Highest Paid Musicians of the Year and Top Artist from each year in th... Read more

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Bobby and Mike D found a bunch of the demos of famous country songs. Some of these were ones given to use from songwriters who’ve stopped by and others we were able to dig up from the internet. They listen back to them to hear the difference a song goes from beginning to start.  We also talk to Lindsay Ell who just got back from touring in Germany. She talks about the language barrier during her shows in Germany, her new song “I Do... Read more

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Bobby has a list of the most important "music moments" of the past decade. It's a mix of legitimately influential happenings, changes in the industry, and shameless viral sensations. We also talk to Hunter Hayes about him appearing the new Bluebird documentary and his first time playing there, his Wild Blue project and how he’s in the latest issue of People Magazine as one of their sexiest men alive. Learn more about y... Read more

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Dave Haywood is the brains behind Lady Antebellum. He tells us about his childhood and how music just came easily to him. He also explains the story of how Lady A formed and what caused them to take a break from music and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Bobby and Eddie go through the Grammy nominations that came out this week and give their picks for who they think will win the Country and other major categories. We go though new music from Jason Aldean, Coldplay, Little Big Town, Weezer, Kacey Musgraves and more. Plus in music news...there’s a band going back on tour after the signed a contract to never tour again.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/pod... Read more

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Naomi Cooke from Runaway June talks about how she traveled around on a bus as a kid and the journey that lead her to start singing once they settled down in Florida. She lived in a small house with 10 other siblings. Eventually discovering she had a powerful voice and decided to pursue music. She talks about grinding it out in Nashville, getting her first cut and then how she met up and formed Runaway June with the other girls. Le... Read more

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