Aaron Tippin Talks Career Highlights, Turning 60 Years Old, Performing for the Troops, Releasing His New Cherry Wine & More

Aaron Tippin Talks Career Highlights, Turning 60 Years Old, Performing for the Troops, Releasing His New Cherry Wine & More

Jim Casey talks with Aaron Tippin about:

  • turning 60 years old on July 3
  • staying active in the gym
  • dropping his debut album, You’ve Got to Stand for Something, in 1991
  • going on his first USO Tour with Bob Hope
  • continuing to perform for the troops for almost 30 years
  • the hardest job he’s ever had
  • getting branded as a “working man” by his label in the early ’90s
  • his career ambition of flying
  • picking up a guitar for the first time after his brother was killed
  • his favorite song, “He Believed”
  • a new crop of country stars like Michael Ray and Jimmie Allen who cite Aaron as an influence
  • the possibility of releasing new music
  • his love of songwriting
  • his busy summer tour schedule
  • teaming with Tennessee-based Stonehaus Winery for his Kiss This Sweet Cherry Wine

Show Participants

  • Aaron Tippin
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

Blogs

JULY 13, 2018

The nominees for this year’s Emmys are out . . . and “Game of Thrones” leads the way with 22 nominations. “SNL” and “Westworld” also did well, and Netflix ended HBO’s 17-year run as the most-nominated network.  NBC will air “The Primetime Emmy Awards” live on September 17th.  “Roseanne” got two Emmy nominations, but Roseanne…

JULY 12, 2018

PETA is now crowning its Most Beautiful VEGANS. And the awards go to BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH and AVA DUVERNAY . . . director of “Selma” and “A Wrinkle in Time”. Other contenders included musicians Ne-Yo, Jason Derulo, Will.I.Am, and Swizz Beatz . . . and actors Thandie Newton, Zac Efron, and Ellen Pompeo.   A dumb…