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Con Hunley discusses the Nashville years, performing at the White House and going to South Africa with Big John Tate in the final episode of the Raised in Knoxville podcast. 

Gran Torino Returns

Sep 16, 2019

Lead vocalist Chris Ford talks about the upcoming and much anticipated Gran Torino reunion show a the Mill and Mine on September 27th. 

Appalachian Media Archives

In our second Raised in Knoxville podcast we talk to Jack Neely and Bradley Reeves about the rumor that Knoxville was ashamed of country music and sent it to Nashville. 

Have a look at the slideshow created with images from Applachian Media Archives and TAMIS

The podcasts are also available on I-tunes on our Studio 865 podcast page. 

It has been said that country music was born in Bristol, raised in Knoxville and sold out in Nashville.  Todd Steed examines each of these claims, starting with a trip to Bristol to investigate the alleged big bang of country music, the Bristol Sessions. 

Heiskell Delivers Again

Jul 10, 2019

Jeff Heiskell is on a roll with one of his best releases yet, Songs in the Key of H.   He sits down with Todd Steed on Flipside to share insights on this strong collection of songs. 

Maggie Longmire explains the origin of the Sing for the Climate Concert on June 29th at the World's Fair Park. 

Indie-pop artist Lucette talks with Todd Steed about her latest recording and her upcoming visit to Knoxville at the Open Chord. 

Sean talks with Todd Steed about some of his favorite music of his youth and his latest recording, Earworm.

Todd Cooper

Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst talk to Todd Steed about their latest recording, big changes in their lives and their return to Knoxville.  

 

Ken Burns Goes Country

Mar 26, 2019
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The newest Ken Burns film, Country Music, will air this fall on PBS. Ken Burns is currently out on a bus tour with producer and writer Dayton Duncan, producer Julie Dunfey, and Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor. Todd Steed caught up with all four of them earlier this week for a wide ranging chat covering inspiration, race, Dolly Parton, and more. 

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