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Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories

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The songs and stories of Michael Gaither

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The songs and stories of Michael Gaither

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6 Ratings
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Been a fan since Podcast #1

By dmartin - Oct 28 2015
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I am a Americana/ Country music novice, but Mike makes learning about the music and artists he loves, so much fun. He talks to these artists as if they are family, I love his vibe.

Great American Music

By Jerry Jodice - Feb 26 2007
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I host a weekly independent music podcast called "The Great American Music Hour" (available on iTunes) and have played Michael's music on my show before. This is a very cool podcast in that it illuminates the songwriting process from the songwriter's point of view. If you are a fan of Great American Music, you will thoroughly enjoy this show. Jerry Jodice, host The Great American Music Hour

iTunes Ratings

6 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
0
1
0
1

Been a fan since Podcast #1

By dmartin - Oct 28 2015
Read more
I am a Americana/ Country music novice, but Mike makes learning about the music and artists he loves, so much fun. He talks to these artists as if they are family, I love his vibe.

Great American Music

By Jerry Jodice - Feb 26 2007
Read more
I host a weekly independent music podcast called "The Great American Music Hour" (available on iTunes) and have played Michael's music on my show before. This is a very cool podcast in that it illuminates the songwriting process from the songwriter's point of view. If you are a fan of Great American Music, you will thoroughly enjoy this show. Jerry Jodice, host The Great American Music Hour
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Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories

Latest release on Nov 11, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #183: Keith Rayburn and Highway

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Keith Rayburn talks about the father-song recording effort that became his debut solo CD, "Highway".

Feb 15 2019

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Rank #2: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #179: Nancy Cassidy’s “River’s Rising”

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Bay Area songwriter Nancy Cassidy talks about the literal and metaphorical themes running through her new release, "River's Rising".

Aug 24 2018

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Rank #3: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #172: Michael Gaither and Steve Kritzer on KPIG Radio

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Michael Gaither and Steve Kritzer play from their new CDs, “Hey Karma” and “Right Where I’m Supposed to Be” live on KPIG radio.

Dec 08 2017

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Rank #4: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #160: Scott Cooper on “Batik in Blue”

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A chat with the SLO gypsy jazz swing tango folk wild classical outfit about their new record, "Ebb and Flow". Details at http://www.michaelgaither.com.

Jul 07 2016

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Rank #5: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #158: Recent Radio - And My Red Skelton Story

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Interview and music highlights host Michael Gaither's recent radio appearances. And a new song about Red Skelton. Details at http://www.michaelgaither.com.

May 31 2016

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Rank #6: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #155: Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen

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A kitchen-table chat with Candian-born songwriter Dan Frechette and Monterey Bay violinist Laurel Thomsen. Details at http://www.michaelgaither.com.

Mar 22 2016

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Rank #7: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #130: Evie Ladin and Keith Terry

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Clawhammer/clogger/songwriter Evie Ladin and percussionst Keith Terry discuss Evie's newest record, "Evie Ladin Band". See the notes and links to go with this episode at http://www.michaelgaither.com.

Oct 30 2013

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Rank #8: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #111: The Band of Heathens

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Aug 04 2011

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Rank #9: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #102 - Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin (Part One)

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Another one to file under “cool people I’ve met along the way”. Or should I say *finally* met. I almost crossed paths with singer/songwriters Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin several times the past few years (FAR-West, the occasional showcase) but it was always a near miss. We finally got together last fall here for a very fun visit at the house when they came by to do the kitchen-table talk thing.

Feb 21 2011

35mins

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Rank #10: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #81: Saved for a Rainy Day

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An interview by KVMR's Wesley Robertson, live performances of "After a Good Rain", "Roselle", and "Gettin' to My Glory Days", and live cover of Warren Zevon's "My Ride's Here" from Evangeline's Cafe later that evening.

Jan 18 2010

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Rank #11: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #76: "Eilen Jewell - REAL Country Music"

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Boston songwriter Eilen Jewell talks about her influences (Loretta Lynn, The Zombies, Buddy Holly), her latest release "Sea of Love" and her roots-gospel side project, "The Sacred Shakers".

Oct 21 2009

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Rank #12: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #72: A Kitchen-Table Chat with John Batdorf (Part Two)

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California songriter John Batdorf plays (and tells the stories behind) What D'Ya Got" and "That Don't Seem Right To Me" off his new release, "Old Man Dreamin'".

Sep 02 2009

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Rank #13: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #70: The Return of Brad Colerick (Part Two)

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California songriter Brad Colerick performs (and tells the stories behind) the songs "My California" (off "Lines in the Dirt") and "Paper in Heaven" (off the upcoming release "When I'm Gone").

Aug 06 2009

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Rank #14: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #55: No, the OTHER Arthur Godfrey (Part Two)

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Songwriter Arthur Godfrey plays the title track and "Richard's Song" off his new release, "Broken Wings". Want to win a copy of "Broken Wings"? Listen to this episode for details.

Mar 23 2009

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Rank #15: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #53: Chuck Brodsky on "The Story Song"

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Songwriter Chuck Brodsky Chuck explains the freedom that a narrative story gives him when writing and tells some of the stories behind songs on his new live record, "Two Sets".

Mar 05 2009

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Rank #16: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #35: Alisa Fineman and Kimball Hurd (Part One)

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"There's a million ways to live a life" is how award-winning singer/songwriter Alisa Fineman describes that path she's taken that led her from environmental studies, to being a fire lookout in the Rockies, and to eventually becoming a songwriter. These days she collaborates with Kimball Hurd, who many know from his work with the Santa Cruz folk trio City Folk (which consisted of Kimball, Keith Greeninger, and Roger Feuer. In the first of this two-part interview, Alisa and Kimball discuss their musical similarities and differences and tell about the plans for their first CD together. Want to win a "Grateful Dread Radio" T-shirt? Listen to this podcast for details.

Jul 06 2008

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Rank #17: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #18 Texas Songwriters Part 2 - Patrice Pike

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She quit the University of Texas (while attending on a scholarship), formed the band Little Sister (which evolved into Sister Seven), and has been writing, playing, and touring ever since. This second of three "Songs and Stories" episodes with Texas songwriters features a conversation with Dallas native Patrice Pike...

Nov 12 2007

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Rank #18: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #8: Interview with songwriter Joziah Longo (of Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams)

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An interview with Joziah Longo, lead singer and songwriter for Gandalf Murphy and the Salmbovian Circus of Dreams. Read the show notes and listen to more podcasts like this one at http://www.michaelgaither.com.

Jun 25 2007

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Rank #19: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #188: "Nashville's Renee Wahl"

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Nashville’s Renee Wahl talks about how she moved from a twelve-year military career to a life as a full-time songwriter in Nashville.

Nov 11 2019

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Rank #20: Michael Gaither - Songs and Stories #187: "Mira Goto Splits Her Time Between Santa Cruz and Nashville"

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Mira Goto chats about splitting her time between Santa Cruz CA and Nashville TN and how she's using social media to take her music to the next level.

Aug 06 2019

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