Randy Rogers Talks Songwriting, Touring With His Longtime Band, Making His Upcoming Album With Dave Cobb & More

Randy Rogers Talks Songwriting, Touring With His Longtime Band, Making His Upcoming Album With Dave Cobb & More

Jim Casey talks with Randy Rogers about:

  • his very successful 2017
  • writing his first songs as an 11-year-old
  • the best song he’s ever written, “In My Arms Instead”
  • the healing power of music
  • getting his start singing in the church choir
  • picking up the guitar for the first time as a 12-year-old
  • the path that Robert Earl Keen blazed for Texas singer/songwriters
  • today’s up-and-coming crop of talented songwriters, including Parker McCollum, William Clark Green and Red Shahan
  • graduating from Texas State University in San Marcos in 2001 with a degree in Mass Communications
  • removing himself from social media
  • the family aspect of his band, including having the same crew and bus driver
  • using a number of producers over his career, including Radney Foster, Paul Worley, Jay Joyce, Lloyd Maines and Buddy Cannon
  • working on his upcoming album, which is being produced by Dave Cobb and tentatively slated to drop this fall
  • making Hold My Beer: Vol. 2 with Wade Bowen and touring together
  • his charitable work with Cheatham Street Live

Participants:

  • Randy Rogers of Randy Rogers Band
  • Jim Casey, editor in chief

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