Doc Watson? Richie Havens? George Jones? These are somethings I Had To Ask Sam Bush at MerleFest 2013.
Guitars? Doc Watson? Musical Greats? These are somethings I Had To Ask Warren Haynes at MerleFest 2013.
I talk with a Spanish and Economics major, Dylan Flaks who during the summer participated in a “think tank” in Madrid. Dylan also speaks 4 languages. Listen to this podcast to hear some tips on learning a new language and a little bit about his trip.
This was the first press conference I ever did,in it I represented my school radio show (Kool Kidz and a Radio Show) and I Had To Ask. I was able to talk to Leon Russell a man who has played all sorts of music (predominantly rock-and-roll) with some of the musical greats such as Ringo Starr, Doris Day, Elton John,Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Frank Sinatra, The Band, Bob Dylan, B.B. King,and The Rolling Stones. This press conference as Leon Russell would say, “was great fun” and you can see why I Had to Ask.
At the 2014 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) World Of Bluegrass I met a cool band called Driven. In February one of Driven’s song hit #13 on Bluegrass Today’s top 20 Chart. The band consists of a set of twins, Brandon and Blake McLemore, Jimmy Campbell, and the married couple Rebekah and Jake Workman. This is what I found out about Driven when I Had To Ask.
I spent my summer at camp and got to know a man I call Dr. Steve, you can imagine my surprise when I discovered that the guy treating my ear infection was actually a leading pediatric neurologist. I knew had some questions I had to ask.
You’ve heard Wagon Wheel so here is an interview with Ketch Secor from Old Crow Medicine Show he talked to me about the night his band was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Ketch also talked to me about how much he loved A.M radio, why, and how important radio is to him!
Did you like the movie Frozen? People across the world do… we will hear from Shimon Smith who was in the Hebrew dubbing of Frozen. Shimon is a talented musician who lives in Israel, has a band who has released an album, writes Jewish American songs, and is the song-leader at Camp Airy and Capital Camps in Western Maryland. Shimon talked to me about being in the Israeli army, being the Israeli representative in Montgomery, Alabama, being in the Hebrew dubbing of Frozen, and the differences between summer camps.
Q:Do you write your own songs or do you use other peoples songs.
A: I’ve been writing songs for the past 4 year, I write American Jewish songs. I’ve written about 10 songs that are good for camps.
Would YOU let a tiger suck on your finger? Bob Matthews mothered a tiger cub, and even has a callous on his finger to prove it! Listen to hear how this Instructor at Yavapai College in Prescott Arizona teaches students about the wilderness. If you love nature, want to hear about tracking animals, or want to know about raising a tiger cub listen to this podcast!
Q:What is it like to track bears?
A: It is quite difficult, the bears have a soft foot pad so they are hard to track.
Do you want to be part of the medical field but don’t want to be a doctor? Choosing to study something in the school of public health like Max Katz who is majoring in community health might be a good option for you! Max talked to me about what a public health major is, why he chose public health as his major, and what kind of jobs you can get with this type of degree.
Q:What are some differences between the job of a doctor or a nurse and the job of a person in a public health field?
A:The job of a doctor is to fix you up and the job of a person in the public health field’s job focuses more on preventative health measures. (paraphrased)