Ricky Byrd Talks Rock, Recovery, and ‘Sobering Times,’ Plus Maximizing Writing Productivity – Episode 519

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Byrd (inducted with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts) joins Nancy to discuss his music, the inspiration and process behind his latest rock album Sobering Times, his role as a “Recovery Troubador,” and why these songs and social support are especially important during stressful times. Plus, Ricky offers some advice for those hoping to achieve their creative dreams (1:29).

And in our second segment, rock and roll and show business author Mark Bego reviews his writing journey, celebrity biographies, and upcoming book with Freda Payne (“Band of Gold”). And Mark and Nancy review writing strategy and productivity tips (31:31).

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Get a glimpse of Ricky Byrd’s album Clean Getaway via YouTube.

Get information on alcohol and substance abuse and mental health resources via the Centers for Disease Control.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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Check out more books from Mark Bego including Eat Like a Rock Star.

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Learn about segment sponsor the Finding Brave podcast with host Kathy Caprino (1:08, 31:16).

Find out more about Kathy Caprino’s new book The Most Powerful You.

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