Category Archives: The Writers Room

Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14 finding confidence over the last few years the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019 the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive the…MORE

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter/actress Clare Bowen and her husband, Brandon Robert Young, about: releasing her self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 12 releasing the album in Germany, U.K. and Australia over the last year starring as Scarlett O’Connor on Nashville for six season growing up in Australia speaking with a Southern U.S.…MORE

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Jim Casey talks with Russell Dickerson about: the extraordinary streaming success of his single, “Yours” getting serious about songwriting musical influences growing up in Tennessee touring with Thomas Rhett and Billy Currington new album, Yours (available Oct. 13) and more Show Participants Russell Dickerson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Russell Dickerson’s websiteMORE

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Jim Casey talks with Jerrod Niemann about: making his new album, The Ride working with Diamond Rio on new song, “I Ain’t All There” fundraising for important organizations like the USO releasing a new whiskey with a local Nashville distillery leaving his “mark” on country music over his 17-year career visiting Marfa, Texas making a…MORE

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Jim Casey talks with Nashville native Mitchell Tenpenny about growing up in Music City, how he got started in the music business, finding success as a songwriter on Granger Smith’s Top 10 single, “If the Boot Fits,” the mix of styles on his new EP, Linden Ave, and more. Show Participants Mitchell Tenpenny Jim Casey, NCD director…MORE

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about being a Mountain Dew aficionado, his Shel Silverstein tribute performance at the ACM Honors ceremony, his Top 10 single, “Fix a Drink,” touring with Sam Hunt, his new album, Everybody, and more. Show Participants Chris Janson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Chris Janson’s websiteMORE

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Category Archives: The Writers Room

Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about:

  • releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14
  • finding confidence over the last few years
  • the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing
  • her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019
  • the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive
  • the success of Top 20 single, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” which features Lee Brice
  • songwriters featured on the new album, including Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Shane McAnally and more
  • making her vocals the focal point of the new album
  • finding and recording “Finish Your Sentences,” which is a duet with husband Michael Ray
  • co-writing “Halfway Home,” which highlights Carly’s vocal talent
  • learning from past tours with Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and more
  • upcoming tour with Old Dominion
  • the importance of the younger generation performing on the Grand Ole Opry

Podcast Participants:

  • Carly Pearce
  • Jim Casey, editor in chief of Nash Country Daily

photo by NCD

Joe Diffie Talks New Vinyl Album, Signature Hit “John Deere Green,” Opry Anniversary & More

Joe Diffie Talks New Vinyl Album, Signature Hit “John Deere Green,” Opry Anniversary & More

Jim Casey talks with Joe Diffie about: attending this year’s CMA Awards performing more than 100 shows in 2019 tearing his MCL while performing topping the charts with “Pickup Man,” “Home” and more in the 1990s his signature hit, “John Deere Green” recording his new vinyl album, Joe, Joe, Joe Diffie, which features many of…Continue Reading

Ingrid Andress Talks Family Roots, Musical Upbringing, New Single “More Hearts Than Mine,” Touring & More

Ingrid Andress Talks Family Roots, Musical Upbringing, New Single “More Hearts Than Mine,” Touring & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter Ingrid Andress about: the genesis of her name growing up in Denver being home-schooled until high school learning to play the piano as a six-year-old singing at a young age going to college at the Berklee College of Music in Boston moving to Nashville after college making connections in Music…Continue Reading

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter/actress Clare Bowen and her husband, Brandon Robert Young, about: releasing her self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 12 releasing the album in Germany, U.K. and Australia over the last year starring as Scarlett O’Connor on Nashville for six season growing up in Australia speaking with a Southern U.S.…Continue Reading

Aaron Watson Talks First Top 10 Hit, New 20-Song Album, Inspirational Dad, Upcoming Tour & More

Aaron Watson Talks First Top 10 Hit, New 20-Song Album, Inspirational Dad, Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Aaron Watson about: scoring his first Top 10 hit with “Outta Style” in 2017 releasing his new 20-song album, Red Bandana, on June 21 writing all 20 songs on the new album by himself the “purposeful” nature of the new project preparing to make the new album by listening to records…Continue Reading

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Jim Casey talks with Russell Dickerson about: the extraordinary streaming success of his single, “Yours” getting serious about songwriting musical influences growing up in Tennessee touring with Thomas Rhett and Billy Currington new album, Yours (available Oct. 13) and more Show Participants Russell Dickerson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Russell Dickerson’s websiteContinue Reading

Carly Pearce Talks Whirlwind Year, the Success of Top 10 Single, “Every Little Thing,” Releasing Her New Album & More

Carly Pearce Talks Whirlwind Year, the Success of Top 10 Single, “Every Little Thing,” Releasing Her New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: the success of her Top 10 debut single, “Every Little Thing” showing a different side of herself on her next single working with producer busbee working with Josh Abbott Band in 2016 on the song, “Wasn’t That Drunk” hitting the road with Brett Young on his Caliville Tour new…Continue Reading

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Jim Casey talks with Jerrod Niemann about: making his new album, The Ride working with Diamond Rio on new song, “I Ain’t All There” fundraising for important organizations like the USO releasing a new whiskey with a local Nashville distillery leaving his “mark” on country music over his 17-year career visiting Marfa, Texas making a…Continue Reading

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Jim Casey talks with Nashville native Mitchell Tenpenny about growing up in Music City, how he got started in the music business, finding success as a songwriter on Granger Smith’s Top 10 single, “If the Boot Fits,” the mix of styles on his new EP, Linden Ave, and more. Show Participants Mitchell Tenpenny Jim Casey, NCD director…Continue Reading

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about being a Mountain Dew aficionado, his Shel Silverstein tribute performance at the ACM Honors ceremony, his Top 10 single, “Fix a Drink,” touring with Sam Hunt, his new album, Everybody, and more. Show Participants Chris Janson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Chris Janson’s websiteContinue Reading

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