Backstory Sessions

Backstory Sessions

If you ever wondered, “what’s the story behind that story” then Backstory Sessions is for you. We showcase fascinating people, from all walks of life. Each episode takes a behind the scenes look at their work and spotlights guests who have their own stories to tell.


February 18, 2024 69 mins

Hello Backstory fans! Join us for an exciting episode, as we delve into the love story of country music artists, Bobby Tomberlin and Tess Frizzell, who discuss their respective musical journeys filled with shared experiences, challenges, triumphs, and how their paths crossed in Nashville. Amid their professional struggles, they highlight the importance of mutual respect, authenticity, and the transformative power of shared experien...

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Hello Backstory fans! In this sweet episode, we explore the remarkable love journey of John and Robin Berry. From a chance meeting in a small Georgia club to a strong and enduring marriage of almost 36 years, this episode unveils their extraordinary love story.

Recalling their earlier years,, John, a quiet country singer, and Robin, a vibrant health and education student, share their unique path of defying conventional norms, makin...

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February 4, 2024 83 mins

Hello Backstory fans! Relive the unforgettable love stories of Backstory Sessions in this engaging Valentine's Month  episode. The episode takes a deep dive into the complex narrative of love, offering some Valentine's Day trivia and an interesting backstory of the oldest known Valentine

The episode continues with a captivating journey into a charming love story that evolves from friendship into a significant romantic relationship....

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January 28, 2024 71 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! We are back with the start of Season 11! In this episode, we welcome back the iconic drummer and musician, Artimus Pyle, in a long discussion about his journey, filled with unexpected turns and intriguing stories. From surviving plane crashes and recording his exciting new project, "Anthems", to be released on Feb 2nd, to the pain of losing his friend and former bandmate Gary Rossington last year, Artimus reve...

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December 24, 2023 50 mins

Merry Christmas Eve Backstory fans! This episode marks the end of a long season 10 for us. .It is also our 150th episode. We look back at the year, and talk about a few of the highlights, and look ahead to the coming year in this episode. We also talk with our friend Mikey, who has been on the podcast previously. He catches us up on everything he has been doing. It's a story you don't want to miss, as he has had a hell of a year. 


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December 16, 2023 56 mins

Hello Backstory Fans!..In this episode we bring you a wide ranging conversation with singer/songwriter Will Wesley. Will has been performing for a long time, touring with his band, and recording. He takes on the Brenda Lee Chistmas classic “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree”, putting his own spin on it. Find out why he chose this song, and all about his interesting backstory. Will loves being on stage, and creating music, and it sh...

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December 10, 2023 44 mins

Hello Backstory fans! In this episode we talk to actor Gene Farber. Gene has appeared on tv, in movies and does voice over for video games. Born in Belarus, and moving to the US as a young man, he almost always is cast as the villain, and enjoys playing that role. Find out why in the episode, along with many other interesting things about our great guest!..His new movie, Abigail, has just been released. We hope you enjoy the episod...

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December 3, 2023 65 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! Join us for this episode where we chat with the amazing Lacy J Dalton. Lacy talks with us about her career, and the work involved with being in the music business as an independent artist. She also talks about some of her charity work, her love for animals, "16th Avenue" some of her influences, and the subject of her recent Christmas video, "Carl the Christmas Dog". Her passion for animals and music are at the...

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November 26, 2023 55 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! In this episode we first reveal some of the things that have been happening recently that we mentioned on our last episode. A few surprises for us in this busy time of year.

We also sit down with singer/songwriter Savannah Dean Reeves, and chat about her path from singing in the car with her mom, to playing at the Hard Rock in Cancun, heading out to California for the Voice, and playing locally in Kentucky.. S...

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November 19, 2023 59 mins

Hello Backstory fans! Its almost that time of year again and we are getting set to enjoy Thanksgiving here in the US. Immediately after is Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, 2 of the biggest shopping days of the year, so we put together a list of gift ideas to help you out with your post turkey holiday shopping. We searched for some fun and interesting gifts, and present you with this year's list in this fun episode. We don't share li...

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November 12, 2023 79 mins

Hello Backstory fans..It has been a long time since we originally did this, but in this episode, we take a crack at the random question generator again, as well as give a few updates on some things. Its a fun episode and we hope you will enjoy learning a bit more about what makes us tick.

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November 5, 2023 78 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! In this episode we talk with Chase Carson of Unity Allies. Chase offers his vision and motivation for starting this venture, and what he hopes to achieve in the future. An interesting episode with an equally interesting young man. IAbout Unity Allies - We are a nonprofit organization. Unity Allies mission is to educate, promote, and integrate diversity and inclusion work into everyday lives to the benefit of o...

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October 29, 2023 75 mins

Hello Backstory fans! Happy Halloween! In this episode we talk with Abbey Smith, who works at the St. Augustine Lighthouse in Florida. Abbey tells us about the many spirits that inhabit the lighthouse and grounds, and some of the strange things that have happened there. From things flying off walls to people getting backrubs, the lighthouse has its fair share of unexplained things going on. Its an interesting episode to make your h...

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October 22, 2023 63 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! In this episode we talk with songwriter Jennifer Adan. Jennifer has been writing songs since 5th grade, and that has led to a long career in Nashville, writing for artists such as Blake Shelton. we chat with her about her beginnings, and trace the path through today, find out her songwriting process, what it’s like to work with other songwriters, and find out what she’s up to now. We hope you enjoy this really...

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October 15, 2023 109 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! In this episode we bring you a great story about actress, comedienne, and singer Rose Marie. Perhaps best known for her role as Sally on the Dick Van Dyke Show, and a regular on the classic game show The Hollywood Squares, Rose Marie had a long and varied career in show business. Her daughter, Georgiana Guy- Rodrigues, aka "Noopy", sits down with us to talk about her mother's early years as a child star, Vegas...

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October 8, 2023 58 mins

Hello Backstory fans!..In this episode we chat with actor/musician Courtney Gains!..Courtney returns to share details about his new EP called "Safe Haven", just released. We chat about the making of this project, his love for music, and whether he considers music a hobby, or a second career. He also gives updates on what he has been up to recently outside of music, and in the time since we last interviewed him. We hope you enjoy th...

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October 1, 2023 81 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! Join us for another fun episode about Mystery Meets. Cat started this business as a traveling mystery dinner theater venture. In this episode we talk about writing, and how much of what is written is based on the writer. We also talk to Kim Miller, one of the actresses in Mystery Meets, and Brooke Stansbury, who is also an actress involved with Mystery Meets.. Kim cowrote the last script "The Reveal, and also ...

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September 24, 2023 61 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! In this interesting episode, we chat with author Stephen Jarchow, who co-wrote a new book about Artificial Intelligence. AI has been around for quite awhile, and we talk about its origins, and some of the more recent events related to its evolution. The story is really fascinating, and there is so much promise in the development of AI. But, as with any new technology, there are also downsides. We talk about al...

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September 17, 2023 50 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! In this episode we take a look at the path of Jonathan Cilia Faro, who grew up as an orphan in Italy, and made his way to America. He transformed his love for opera into a music career of his own, and is combining his talent for singing with his love for cooking.. His new album, Romantico, traces his path around the world over the past 16 yrs We talk with Johnathan about his amazing story, that has many twists...

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September 10, 2023 59 mins

Hello Backstory Fans! Join us for an interesting look at the life at baseball player Rickey Hill.

From Rickey’s Bio:

 All Rickey Hill ever wanted to do was play professional baseball. That Hill was born with a degenerative spine disorder that had doctors doubting he'd ever walk normally was just an obstacle in his mind. Hill, who was signed in 1975 by the Montreal Expos, played four seasons in the minors before his body gave out. ...

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