The first episode, of our music world storytelling podcast, includes three stories about a session with Phil Spector, opening for Jon Bon Jovi, and a young man's journey to Sunsplash 1983!  

Jim and Johnny Horn- "Checkmates Session", Sunshine - "Opening Dream", Kevin Batchelor - "Mr. Lincoln Sugar Minott" 

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Sunshine Cantu:

Kevin Batchelor:   ::

Storytime With Pinky:   ::  



Brings back Johnny Horn with a tale about a recording session with the Mussel Shoals rhythm section, The Swampers. Barbara Kennedy, long time keyboardist for reggae artist Clinton Fearon, talks about her audition for that position. Then, Alan Moe Monsarrat tells about his discovering reggae, in 1973 Hawaii. 

Johnny Horn - "Muscle Shoals Swampers", Barbara Kennedy - "The Audition", Alan Moe Monsarrat - "Aloha, Reggae!" 

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Alan Moe Monsarrat:   ::

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Episode three introduces two new storytellers.  Jimmy Berg (The Bad Things, The Pickpocket Review, DJ Pickpocket) tells us about a name licensing experience. Angela Tharp (Owner/Manager of Flamingo Cantina - Austin, TX) talks about an artist request, and reading into it.  Returning with a three part story about reggae great, Joe Higgs, is Johnny Horn (Host of "Preaching The Blues" on KEXP Seattle and much more). 

Jimmy Berg - "Name Game Memory",  Angela Tharp - "Purple Candles",  Johnny Horn - "Joe Higgs" (pt. 1)

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Johnny Horn:   ::   

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In this episode, Johnny Horn returns to conclude his story about spending time with legendary reggae singer/songwriter, and teacher to The Wailers, Joe Higgs.  Damon Grant tells us about a performance that wasn't planned, yet was meant to be.  And, Bruce James talks about an out of state gig, early in his career, and a different kind of merch approach. 

Johnny Horn - "Joe Higgs" (pt. 2 & 3),  Damon Grant - "Stumble Into The Funk",  Bruce James - "Supplemental Income"

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Bruce James:

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