May 24, 2017

S2-45 - Reed Barton AKA MC Redbeard McBarton!

Reed Barton originally from Burleson, TX and now in Nacogdoches is the latest guest on "Dig It With D Scribs" only on The ETX ROCKS Show! Reed brings us 2 examples of his grass roots country style by performing 2 of his originals unplugged on this episode plus D Scribs and Reed discuss the following topics:

 

-Reed talks about what it was like growing up in a rodeo family.

-What inspired his love for music and wanting to take that path?

-Reed talks about working at Billy Bob's!

-How does he juggle trying to be a performing musician and going to college full time?

-What was the experience like recording his first EP in 3 different studios?

-Reed recently experienced the Larry Joe Taylor festival and talks about his time there as a fan.

-He talks about some career advice he received from Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen.

-D Scribs introduces Reed to "What The Heck?"

 

 

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May 22, 2017

S2-44 - Kaitlin Butts - Simple, Bare, Awesome Country Music!

Kaitlin Butts is a multiple time award winning singer/songwriter from Oklahoma City, OK, that has made a huge mark on the Texas Country Music scene! For her first time on The ETX ROCKS Show we get to feature 2 of her previous singles in "Gal Like Me" & "Wild Rose"! Boston Chris & Kaitlin also talk about her brand new single "Don't Push It" amongst many other topics including:

-Who influenced her traditional country sound?

-What's easier for her, songwriting or performing?

-How difficult is it for an Oklahoman girl to become relevant in Texas?

-Boston talks a bit about what he likes the most about Kaitlin's sound!

-Kaitlin talks about what it meant to her to work with Lloyd Maines & Mike McClure!

-Kaitlin talks a bit about the videos we play on the show!

-Kaitlin talks about the honor of winning New Female Vocalist of the Year in 2016 from the TRRMA!

-Boston & Kaitlin talk about Kaitlin's single "Don't Push It".

-Boston & Kaitlin play the ridiculous game "Would You Rather"!!

 

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May 19, 2017

S2-43 - Donny Hyles - How To Stoke The Fire Called Music!

In one of our most insightful episodes ever legendary East Texas musician Donny Hyles is the special guest today on "Behind The Music With Boston Chris" only on The ETX ROCKS Show! Donny has played with many well known musicians such as Willie Nelson, Chuck Berry & many others, but has also mentored a countless number of East Texas musicians and performers including our host Boston Chris! In this episode Donny regales us with a history of music in East Texas that few can tell, don't miss this legend talk about the following topics:

-They talk about Donny's dad Vernon Hyles, A Southern Gospel Hall of Famer who played with Elvis as part of The Rangers' Quartet
-Donny plays 2 songs on this episode!!
-What can be done in the East Texas to ensure music survives here?
-How can venues and artists work together for the common good?
-They talk about the older musicians' role in mentoring the younger generation of musicians.
-Donny tells the story about how he got to play with Chuck Berry in Austin.
-How did his dad's success prepare him for a life as a musician?
-Who were some of Donny's significant influences?
-What's his favorite genre to play?
-Donny tells us about his process for songwriting.
-Will Shinebox be playing more shows soon?
-Donny talks about all the projects he is involved in right now!
-After 4 decades playing music, how does he keep the fire burning?
-Boston interrogates Donny in the "Would You Rather" game!
-Donny talks to any young musicians talking and gives his advice!

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May 17, 2017

S2-42 - Lee Mathis & The Brutally Handsome - Bringing The Heart & Soul Back to Country Music!

Lee Mathis & Philip Griffith of Lee Mathis & The Brutally Handsome visit with D Scribs on this week's episode of "Dig It With D Scribs" only on The ETX ROCKS Show! First they show us what all the hype is about by performing 2 great, original songs! Then D Scribs and the 2 Henderson, TX natives talk about the following topics:

 

-They talk about where they are from and how they met.

-How did they decide to pursue music and who were they listening to as youngsters?

-How did they come up with the name "Brutally Handsome", you might be surprised.

-They talk about the amazing songwriters located right here in East Texas!

-How do they describe their own sound and style?

-What is missing in today's Country Music?

-How can fans keep traditional country music alive?

-How important is image in country music?

-RIP Otis

-They talk about the exciting upcoming release of their debut EP!

-D Scribs plays "What The Heck" with Lee & Philip!

 

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May 15, 2017

S2-41 - Bradley Banning - From Nowhere to God’s Grace!

Bradley Banning is the special guest this week on "Behind the Music With Boston Chris" only on The ETX ROCKS Show! Bradley's debut single "Don't Mess With Texas" is making huge waves on Texas Radio coming in at #30 at the time this episode was recorded! Bradley plays the hit single on this show along with another great original tune! Boston & Bradley then talk about the following topics:

 

-Boston Chris reads the incredible, inspirational story that Bradley wrote and included on the video for the song "Don't Mess With Texas"

-They talk about Bradley's experiences in Nashville and coming back to Texas.

-Bradley talks about the patience needed to wait for the perfect time to release his debut single.

-How did he get through the times when he may have questioned his faith?

-Does his relationship with God shine through in his songwriting?

-He talks about the success of his debut single.

-Bradley talks about his process for writing a song.

-Bradley & Boston play "Would You Rather"!

-Bradley has a message for his fans!

 

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May 12, 2017

S2-40 - John Hord - More Than I’m Used To

John Hord returns to The ETX ROCKS Show as Boston's guest on "Behind The Music with Boston Chris" to talk about his brand new Texas Country single "More Than I'm Used To"! John plays 2 songs, including the 100th song ever performed on The ETX ROCKS Show! Boston & John then discuss the following topics:

-They talk about the success of his debut single "Blame on the Whiskey" last year!

-John tells us about the background story behind his new single "More Than I'm Used To" then performs the song!

-What's it like to see his name listed on the charts with Texas legends?

-How does having grown up in the music business prepared him for his career?

-John tells us about his process for writing songs!

-John tells about his radio promoter Dillon Steen!

-What was it like the first time John went to the studio to record?

-John talks a little bit about what he likes to do!

-How do you maintain a balance between your music career and your family life?

-Boston grills John with the "Would You Rather" game!

-John performs an amazing song called "Cowboy Angel".

 

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May 10, 2017

S2-39 - Meredith Crawford - This Woman Is A Tsunami!

Meredith Crawford is a young mom from Chandler, TX. She is also one of the best voices we have ever heard! This week on "Dig It With D Scribs" only on The ETX ROCKS Show, Meredith shows us her immense vocal ability and beautifully written lyrics by performing two songs; "Every Man Is An Island" & "Say I Won't". Dennis & Meredith then talk about the following subjects:

-She tells the story behind her amazing song "Every Man Is An Island"!

-Meredith talks about where she is from.

-Who were some Meredith's influences growing up?

-How would Meredith describe her incredible style?

-At a young age did she know she wanted to make music later in life?

-How did she get started?

-They discuss her songwriting!

-What was it like recording her first EP?

-What can we expect from Meredith in the future?

-D Scribs plays the "What The Heck" game with Meredith!

-She finishes off by playing and singing "Say I Won't"

 

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May 8, 2017

S2-38 - Aubrey Lynn - Marine, Mom, Songwriter, Vocal Powerhouse! Part 2

In part 2 of Aubrey Lynn on Hayley's Country Tuesday ONLY on The ETX ROCKS Show, Aubrey Lynn sits down along with her producer/guitarist/fiancee Dustin Hendricks and talks with Boston Chris after her incredible set at Banita Creek Hall in Nacogdoches, TX opening for Sundance Head! The former US Marine, current mom and amazing singer/songwriter discusses the following topics with Boston Chris:

 

-We include 2 of her original live performances including her former #1 Texas hit "Whiskey & You"

-She is a mom, a former US Marine, a singer & a songwriter, what is her 2nd favorite role after being a mom?

-Aubrey talks about her singing while in the marines.

-Was her military experience a catalyst that led her to a career in music?

-Boston talks about the uniqueness and control of Aubrey's voice and how she learned to hone her instrument.

-They talk about all the different styles Aubrey has in her music from Blues to rock, soul to country!

-Dustin talks about how he helped in refining Aubrey's approach vocally.

-Aubrey talks about several projects she is working on in multiple genres!

-Dustin tells us when we can expect new music!

-Aubrey talks about their huge show coming up at Texas Frog Fest at Crystal Beach!

 

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May 5, 2017

S2-37 - Old Omen - Swampy Folk Blues!

Old Omen is the latest special guest on "Behind The Music with Boston Chris" ONLY on The ETX ROCKS Show! Lindsay Boone & Grady Axton Davis combine their wide array of influences of jazz, rock, blues, folk, country and more into their own unique style that they term as "Swampy Folk Blues"! They leave us breathless with 2 incredible live, unplugged performances on this episode! Boston and Old Omen then talk about the following topics:

-How did Lindsay & Grady meet?

-What is their mindset when choosing what covers to perform and try to make them their own?

-What exactly does "Swampy Folk Blues" mean?

-They talk about their writing style and how their influences always bleed through their originals

-Where did they come up with the name Old Omen?

-How does their experience individually help with their combined vibe?

-They tell us about their upcoming album project!

-They tell us how their show at the grand opening of The ETX Brewing Co. went.

-Boston and Lindsay talk about her vocals.

-Boston asks Old Omen 10 ridiculous "would you rather" questions!

 

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May 4, 2017

S2-36 - Tony Stampley - Long Story Longer & Daily Bread!

Tony Stampley has consistently proven to be one of Nashville's most prolific songwriters, having written for his legendary father Joe Stampley, John Anderson, Billy Currington, Randy Travis, George Jones and many others! Tony also has the distinction of having written more songs for Hank Williams Jr. than any other songwriter. Tune in as Tony regales us with stories from a bygone era, find out what he has been up to recently and what he has planned for the future!

 

We also feature the video for his inspirational new song "Daily Bread" which is guaranteed to leave you with chills!

 

Follow along with Tony at https://www.reverbnation.com/tonystampley and purchase the amazing single "Daily Bread" on Itunes, Google Play and everywhere else you can find music!

 

Watch Tony's video for his song "Daily Bread" here:

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1882137328736122&id=1869728569976998

 

Special thank you to Nancy King with King of Fame Entertainment!

 

Thank you Tony for an amazing career, inspirational music & for talking with us!!

 

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