Tag Archives: Sam Bush

Episode 65: Interview with Jack Lawerence

Jack Lawerence has been playing at MerleFest since it’s inception. I had the chance to sit down with him after a set and talk about the music, memories, and moments at MerelFest.

Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 58: Interview with Peter Rowan

Peter Rowan was at the very first MerleFests and has seen them change over the past years. He remembers sitting on the back of a flat bed truck and playing with Jerry Douglas and Doc Watson. And he remembers the day Doc Watson died thus spurring his song “Doc Watson Morning.” But, Peter Rowan also remembers the good times with the Watson’s before Doc and Merle’s deaths. As I talked with Peter Rowan about MerleFest and how the Watson family was influential on his search to find a “musical leviathan.” Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.

Episode 53: Interview with Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg

I talked with a Jewish bluegrass band at IBMA called Nefesh Mountain. They we so much fun to talk with and learn about bluegrass music in Hebrew. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!nefesh

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!
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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 3: Interview with Brandon McLemore

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.