The Road to Now
About This Show
The Road to Now is a series of interviews and conversations that trace the historical roots of today’s events. Hosted by Bob Crawford of the Avett Brothers & Dr. Benjamin Sawyer of Middle Tennessee State University, this podcast brings pressing questions and exceptional guests to the table to explain how our shared and personal past has shaped the road that brought us to where we are now.
Most Recent Episode
#96 Tyler Mahan Coe on Podcasting the History of Country Music
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For the third installment of our Music May series, Ben caught up with Tyler Mahan Coe whose podcast Cocaine & Rhinestones dives into some of the most famous stories in the history of country music. Tyler talks about the calling that drove him to make Cocaine & Rhinestones, the methodology he developed to cover the history of country music in a podcast, and why he thinks most people don’t have the story right when it comes to Merle Haggard’s Okie from Muskogee.
Episodes of This Show
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Catering to my Inner History Nerd
Ben and Bob are a joy to listen to on The Road to Now. I've learned so much listening to their podcast, and this isn't from a millenial - I'm a grown woman, pushing 50. Thank you, fellas, for putting on such a great show!
Date published: 2017-08-31