The Honky Tonk Papa Podcast

The Honky Tonk Papa Podcast

Welcome to the Honky Tonk Papa Podcast, a journey into the life and legacy of Atlanta legend Whit Connah. Whit was a powerhouse singer and musician, who loved nothing better than making art in his studio and music with his friends. He’s touched lives from Atlanta to Appalachia, New Orleans to New York - and beyond. If you love roots music – old-time country, Cajun, and blues – AND you love a good story… hop on board and join us for the ride. Head on over to honkytonkpapa.com to subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast app.... Show More

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February 26, 2020 67 min

It’s the love story we’ve all been waiting to hear.
When Barbara Panter and Whit Connah met on New Year’s Eve of 1972 going into 1973, they never imagined they’d be married a little more than 10 years later. Barbara sat with me and shared their love story in early February 2020. We kicked things off with a conversation about their annual Valentine’s Day Treasure Hunt which Whit carried out for 35 years. It was a tradition he picked...

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January 19, 2020 55 min

Have you ever given away a prized possession because you had a feeling it might really make a difference for the person receiving it? My guest Cameron Connah returns for the second in a two-parter to share the fascinating story of someone who did just that for him more than 20 years ago. It not only changed the trajectory of his life, but played a key role in the creative endeavors of three close friends. Get ready to be inspired b...

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December 17, 2019 39 min

Before show host Amy Connah Hudson ever knew she’d be producing a podcast, she was simply on a mission. She was determined to visit with as many people as she could to capture stories about her parents who had both passed away in 2016. This mission brought her to Baltimore, MD in the summer of 2017 where she interviewed family members, including cousins Lee and Cameron Connah. They each shared about the impact her father, Atlanta a...

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November 17, 2019 48 min

In Episode 1, Amy Connah Hudson and guest host Cira Lara discuss how and why Amy decided to create a podcast about the legacy of her father, Atlanta artist and musician Whit Connah. Several months after Amy lost her mother and father in 2016, she went on a mission to get their stories. She conducted audio interviews with close friends and family members in Atlanta and across the country. Listen to hear the rest of the story.

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October 21, 2019 44 sec

Welcome to The Honky Tonk Papa Podcast, a journey into the life and legacy of Atlanta legend Whit Connah. Whit was a powerhouse singer and musician, who loved nothing better than making art in his studio and music with his friends. He’s touched lives from Atlanta to Appalachia, New Orleans to New York - and beyond. If you love roots music – old-time country, Cajun and blues – AND you love a good story… hop on board and join us for ...

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