On this Jason Ringenberg Interview, Jason talks about growing up on a working hog farm in rural Illinois, moving to Nashville without knowing a soul there, the tremendous financial & personal challenges of getting The Scorchers up and running, backstory to songs on his new LP… the frustration of “Supposed to become the next big thing,” lightening up, learning to enjoy the ride & more. VERY cool convo! Jason formed Jason & The Scorchers in Nashville, in 1981. Known as one of the most exciting live bands of their era they released 13 LPs and were the first band to fuse punk and country. Jason has also had success as a solo artist, releasing 5 solo LPs. He also created Farmer Jason, an Emmy-winning children’s music character. His latest album Stand Tall was written while he was participating in the Artist in Residence Program for the National Park Service at Sequoia National Park Support this Show: http://www.everyonelovesguitar.com/support Subscribe https://www.everyonelovesguitar.com/subscribe/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EveryoneLovesGuitar/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everyonelovesguitar/
Fantastival Podcast - #13 Jason Ringenberg (Jason & The Scorchers)
The Fantastival Podcast
It’s time for the godfather of Americana, frontman of Jason & The Scorchers, Farmer Jason himself, the one & only Jason Ringenberg to collate his Fantasy Festival & talk to Steve about his musical experiences, tastes & lots more in this enjoyable podcast! Jason has a unique take on his Fantastival and you’ll have to work on the Ringenberg Family Farm for a ticket, and Jason also makes Fantastival history by naming the same artist twice in his 5 acts...--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-fantastival-podcast/message
Jason Ringenberg is spending his September touring Europe with Dan Baird and the Kentucky Headhunters (now that’s a show), but we caught up with him recently at the 895 Fest. His latest album Stand Tall is outstanding and we have a special fondness for “God Bless the Ramones.” Jason’s still a punk after all these years. Here’s our conversation with… Read more The post Show 37 Jason Ringenberg Stands Tall appeared first on Americana One.
Episode 165: Jason Ringenberg Remembers Jack Emerson
Thanks For Giving A Damn
Jason talks about his old friend, Jack Emerson. Jack helped kickstart the careers of Jason and the Scorchers, the Georgia Satellites, John Hiatt, Webb Wilder, Sonny Landreth, Steve Forbert and many others.
Jason And The Scorchers’ frontman talks about eating barbecue with Bob Dylan, touring with Dylan, Perry Baggs stories, being heckled by Survivor fans, playing Conan O’Brien’s show, touring on British trains, avoiding The Tube at all cost, the birth of Farmer Jason, performing for children, making a Christmas record, his farm, etc.
Jason And The Scorchers’ frontman talks about growing up on a hog farm in Illinois, castrating hogs, George “Scrap Iron” Gadaski, Jerry Lee Lewis’ hatred for The Crusher, moving to Nashville, Cantrell’s, Jack Emerson stories, the birth of Jason And The Scorchers, opening for Carl Perkins, REM stories, meeting Johnny Cash, Replacements stories, Richard Hell and Lou Reed showing up at gigs, etc.
Bill Cody with Jason Ringenberg, recorded Jan 12, 2010 at WSM Radio in Nashville. Jason (of Jason & the Scorchers and Farmer Jason fame) joined us in studio to chat about his upcoming Music City Roots show and would treat us to a few live in studio acoustic performances. For more on Jason, visit: http://www.jasonringenberg.com/