Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dolly Parton joined Nancy in 2016 to talk about her career, family-driven projects, staying true to herself and her roots, and how gratitude has played an important role in her life.
Billy Stanley met his stepbrother Elvis Presley when he was seven years old. He and his younger brothers would celebrate Christmas at Graceland, but Stanley says every day with Elvis was like Christmas.
“The only difference between Christmas and everyday life with Elvis is during Christmas, we had a tree,” says Stanley. ”Elvis was the only person I ever met that truly tried to make―’Why can’t every day be be like Christmas’? He tried his best to make it that way.”
In his new book…
Elvis Presley’s stepbrother Billy Stanley joins Nancy to talk about moving to Graceland in 1960 and meeting his new stepbrother, Christmas at Graceland and the impact of Elvis on his life. Plus, Stanley discusses his new book The Faith of Elvis: A Story Only A Brother Can Tell and the loyalty and kindness of Elvis Presley.
Bellamy Brothers, Howard and David Bellamy join Nancy to discuss 40 Years: The Vinyl Album, their first vinyl in over 30 years, their music-making process, and their journey from #1 pop hit “Let Your Love Flow” to country music stardom. Plus, the Bellamys discuss their early music influences, comedy in music, the power of humor, fans, aging, hanging out with Blake Shelton, and keeping a duo rocking.
Kent LaVoie Talks Lobo, Songwriting, and Me and You and A Dog Named Boo, Plus Lian Dolan on Novels and Lost and Found in Paris – Episode 566
Kent LaVoie, best known as singer/songwriter Lobo, joins Nancy to talk about his music career, writing love songs, his hit songs including “Me and You and A Dog Named Boo,” and the importance of believability in songs. Plus, Nancy discusses writing, deadlines, book deals, and the novel Lost and Found in Paris with the author—Lian Dolan.
Ricky Byrd Talks Songwriting, Creativity and Inspiration, Sobriety, and Kittens, Plus AXS TV Host Katie Daryl Reviews The Top Ten Revealed – Episode 563
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Byrd joins Nancy to discuss music and creativity during the pandemic, accepting and adapting to a new normal, his current songwriting process, and his family’s new addition. Bonus: Ricky gives Nancy a songwriting lesson. Plus, Nancy talks with AXS TV Producer and Host Katie Daryl about her music-driven career, her show The Top Ten Revealed, and the power of revisiting great rock.