Tag Archives: MerleFest

Episode 41: Interview with James Nash

I talk with Mr. James Nash about being in the Waybacks, the Hillside Album Hour and playing with Bob Weir. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
james and lillian

Episode 40: Interview with Becky Buller

I talk with IBMA’s 2015 Emerging Artist of the Year, Becky Buller. We talked about everything from her albums and awards to music Becky and her daughter listen to in the car. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 38: Interview with Tellico

I talked with the band Tellico about there music, MerleFest, and the documentary they’re working on. Listen to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 19: Interview with the Spinney Brothers

If you have ever been on a bluegrass cruise, you may have seen them. If you want your dog back, the Spinney Brothers can relate. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 14: Interview with Carolyn Routh

My sister Victoria and I talk with Carolyn Routh from the bluegrass band Nu-Blu about her band, young musicians, and her favorite musical gig she played. Carolyn shares about her personal struggle and teaches a valuable lesson on  I Had to Ask!

Episode 7: Interview with Sam Bush

Doc Watson? Richie Havens? George Jones? These are somethings I Had To Ask Sam Bush at MerleFest 2013.

Episode 4: Press Conference with Leon Russell

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.