R.I.P. Phil Kubicki, wonderful man, brilliant bass maker
We are pleased to provide you the entire series of "I Believe To My Soul" radio shows unedited, in their entirety. Simply click to select a show, presented in order of original appearance, in the box to the right and relive these great moments.
Tillers Folly w/Special Guest John Cowan Wins Big in The 11th Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Awards
Tillers Folly joins more than 70 exceptional self-released and independent label artists, as well as fomer major label acts lifted from a nominated list of more than 340 acts to win the coveted Top Song in the Social Cause category in the prestigious 11th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) Vox Pop Poll, the influential awards program voted online by more than 60,000 fans from around the globe. They won for their song "Death & Taxes", which finds them paired with guest vocalists Josh Shilling (Mountain Heart) and legendary singer John Cowan (New Grass Revival / Doobie Brothers). The song is from their acclaimed 2012 self-released album, "Go The Road".
The other 11th IMA Winners, along with Tillers Folly, are an eclectic mix of established artists and artists on the rise covering a broad spectrum of today's global independence music scene. The Nominees in over 70 Song, Album, Music Video and Design categories were culled from thousands of submissions from North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Eurpope.
"The Independent Music Awards celebrate musicians who follow their own muse and empower music fans who support these extraordinary recording artists, "said the IMA Executive Director Martin Folkman. "The Vox Pop Award is one of the many ways The IMA's motivate fans to discover and support incredible, independent talent".
Now in its 12th year, The Independent Music Awards is a prestigious international program that connects top ranked artists to new audiences and revenue opportunities. The IMA's yearlong promotions, distribution and performance opportunities place winners and nominees in front of millions of Fans, Programmers, Talent Buyers, Film, TV & Gaming Music Supervisors, Media and other gatekeepers.
Male Vocalist of the Year
Recorded Event of the Year for "The Story In Your Eys" which was a cut on Moody Bluegrass II
Thank you for this recognition. If you are an IBMA voting member we would appreciate your vote!
This Friday night, June 8th we are experimenting with something new to us that we hope all of you that cannot make it out to The Down Home will take advantage of.
We will be live-streaming our upcoming concert for the very first time, EVER, at The Down Home, which starts at 9 p.m. ET. Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in!
You can purchase online tickets for $3 any time the day of the show at www.concertwindow.com/downhome
This is a new and very cool service and if it works well we just might do it again somewhere else!
Please tell your friends, we would love to have a great audience on line.
John Cowan welcomes iconic singer/songwriter/producer/best selling author Rodney Crowell to the June 2012 edition of "I Believe To My Soul" radio show on WSM-AM 650
The June edition, featuring Crowell will air on Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST (3:00 - 4:00 pm EST).
From his arrival in Nashville in 1972, through his years with The Cherry Bombs and Emmylou Harris's Hot Band to his amazing career as an artist, producer, writer and now New York Times best selling author (Chinaberry Sidewalks-2011) Rodney has made an undeniable mark in American music and changed the landscape forever.
Do not miss this show. WSM-AM 650 or stream from anywhere on the globe atwww.wsmonline.com
John Cowan welcomes the Legendary founder of The Jordanaires, Gordon Stoker to the May 10 edition of "I Believe To My Soul" radio show on WSM-AM 650
John is thrilled to announce that his guest this week for the May edition of his acclaimed “I Believe To My Soul” radio show on WSM-650 Nashville will be Gordon Stoker, the founding member of the legendary Jordanaires. John & Gordon will be live in the WSM studios at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CST. You can listen over WSM-650 AM or stream it live over www.wsmonline.com from anywhere on the globe.
The Jordanaires, arguably the most famous and awarded American vocal quartet, formed as a gospel group in 1948. They are best known for providing vocal background for Elvis Presley, in live appearances and recordings from 1956 to 1972. The group has also worked in the recording studio, on stage, and on television with many other Country and Rock and Roll artists. They are members of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Nacmai Hall of Fame, Rockabilly Hall of Fame, Christian Music Hall of Fame, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
They have also been honored by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences for having sung on more top-ten recordings than any other group in the world. Most recent estimates of recording sales shows the Jordanaires have sung background on recordings with sales in excess of 8 billion units. They are also proud members of the Grand Ole Opry and have been performing as a group for more than 60 years.
This will be an unforgettable hour of great insider stories and music that you won’t want to miss! Join John and Gordon this Thursday, May 10 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm CST.