In this episode of Balls in the Air - Charlie catches up with his close friend and country music superstar, Colt Ford. They talk about everything from junior golf, to life on the road, and more! Balls in the Air is powered by PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com.
Colt Ford was enjoying great success as a professional golfer when, at the age of 35, he decided to go all-in on a music career. He is arguably the most successful independent artist in country music, nearing 10 million sales of "Dirt Road Anthem" that he co-wrote with Brantley Gilbert which Jason Alden took to #1. He's getting restless from being off the road due to COVID show cancellations and is putting the finishing touches on his 8th album. Colt is playing with Blake, Erik and many other country stars in the charity golf tournament at Diamond Resorts Twitter - @coltford / IG - @coltfordmusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Saturday In Athens Podcast: A Georgia Bulldogs Show
Colt Ford - Athens, GA native, former Georgia golfer, chart-topping songwriter, country music recording artist, co-founder and co-owner of Average Joes Entertainment, and Damn Good Dawg - joins Herschel and Boss to bark about: - Growing up in Athens, GA and his love for sports- Attending every game during Georgia's magical 1980 season, including the "My God, A Freshman" game in Knoxville and "Belue-to-Scott" in Jacksonville- An all-time story about the 1980 World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party and where his Dad ended up after Lindsay Scott's legendary gallop - His acumen on the golf course, which led him to play at UGA, play on the mini-tours, become a teaching professional, and recently, play on the PGA Champions Tour - How writing an anthem for PBR helped open the door for his successful musical career - Why Clemson is still his favorite rivalry game- How special it was to play shows at The Georgia Theatre after watching shows their his whole lifeGo Dawgs, Sic 'Em!Please give Colt a follow on all of his socials, check out his newest music, and find out where you can see him performing live in 2021!https://coltford.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coltfordmusic/Twitter: https://twitter.com/coltfordFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/coltfordYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/coltfordvideosGive The Saturday In Athens Podcast a follow on social media:Twitter: https://twitter.com/Saturday_AthensInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdayinathenspodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SaturdayInAthensPodcast
Trailblazers veer off the beaten path and break every rule along the way. Colt Ford is a country music trailblazer. The Georgia singer/raper/songwriter joins us on this episode of Range Sessions to talk about his past and passion with golf. Selling over 3 million albums, attracting millions of followers and hitting 1 billion-plus streams, Colt’s music includes collaborations with what seems like every country music star. Get to know him now.
His drive toward big time notoriety in the music business includes professional golf. Host Kraig Kann chats up Colt Ford in this edition of Tracks To Success.His real name is Jason Brown - an athlete who had a love for music as well back in rural Georgia. Long before becoming Colt Ford, his parents taught him the importance of pride and passion that goes along with chasing a dream. Ford shares stories about his athletic accomplishments, the path he almost took to professional golf, and how he managed to find the stage and his first big night signing autographs.What’s it like to travel and be away from those you love? How tough is it to earn your stripes in the music business? Who are his best celebrity friends?It’s all here with some music too. You’ll meet a humble, people first music artist who wouldn’t trade a thing for the chance to entertain. Enjoy Colt Ford and his conversation with Kraig Kann.
This week we’re pulling from the interview archives. Justin and JR got Uncle Colt Ford to figure out the Zoom machine and jump on for a quick chat. The guys had just been shutdown from touring and figuring out what their lives looked like. Colt and JR seemed to think that a Netflix special with Justin as a dancer could be a good way forward.
032 - Colt Ford :: Pro Golfer to Country Rockstar - The Rich Redmond Show Ep 32
The Rich Redmond Show
Colt Ford, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and former professional golfer, best known for his music fusing country and hip hop, which has been coined “country rap” or “hick-hop.” ****Listen to this episode and subscribe! www.richredmond.com/podcasts The Rich Redmond Show is now sponsored by The School of Rock Nashville and Franklin! https://locations.schoolofrock.com/nashville https://locations.schoolofrock.com/franklin He has released seven albums via Average Joe’s Entertainment, which he co-founded. Ford has charted six times on the “Hot Country Songs” charts and co-wrote (with Brantley Gilbert) “Dirt Road Anthem”, a song on his 2008 album “Ride Through The Country”, which Jason Aldean later covered on his “My Kinda Party” record. Rich has know Colt for many years. Colt recorded “She’s Like” and “Crank It Up”, which Rich co-wrote. Colt continues to release records and entertain the masses…all while pursuing acting, voice over work and public speaking. A few things that came up: -The story of “Dirt Road Anthem” -The lack of fiddle in Country music -Competing with Sam Elliot for a VO gig -Starting a record label -Eric Church’s reaction to Jason Aldean -Remembering Napster Follow Colt: @coltfordmusic www.coltford.com The Rich Redmond Show is about all things music, motivation and success. Candid conversations with musicians, actors, comedians, authors and thought leaders about their lives and the stories that shaped them. Rich Redmond is the longtime drummer with Jason Aldean and many other veteran musicians and artists. Rich is also an actor, speaker, author, producer and educator. Rich has been heard on thousands of songs, over 25 of which have been #1 hits! Rich can also be seen in several films and TV shows and has also written an Amazon Best-Selling book, "CRASH! Course for Success: 5 Ways to Supercharge Your Personal and Professional Life" currently available at: https://www.amazon.com/CRASH-Course-Success-Supercharge-Professional/dp/B07YTCG5DS/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=crash+redmond&qid=1576602865&sr=8-1 One Book: Three Ways to consume....Physical (delivered to your front door, Digital (download to your kindle, ipad or e-reader), or Audio (read to you by me on your device...on the go)! Follow Rich: @richredmond www.richredmond.com Jim McCarthy is the quintessential Blue Collar Voice Guy. Honing his craft since 1996 with radio stations in Illinois, South Carolina, Connecticut, New York, Las Vegas and Nashville, Jim has voiced well over 10,000 pieces since and garnered an ear for audio production which he now uses for various podcasts, commercials and promos. Jim is also an accomplished video producer, content creator, writer and overall entrepreneur. Follow Jim: @jimmccarthy www.jimmccarthyvoiceovers.com