After I found April Barrows, I felt I had found a soul mate. Her stuff is exactly what I was looking for.
For some reason, the concept of writing with swing chords was intimidating.
I have been fortunate enough to record several singles and a whole album with Chet Atkins.
I think somewhere in the back of my mind I've always wanted to make a whole swing album.
The large venue gives me the thrill that comes from the power in numbers.
I've always loved to sing.
My first solo was in church when I was five.
I think it's going to take my whole life to sort of get people to know what my perspective is.
My mother was really into big band. It was played in the house all the time.
One of the things that I think is such a constant in country music is that the song is so much a story. I believe it is supposed to be based around a story.
Aledo will always be home to me because I spent the first 27 years of my life there - it's such a special place - and because of the experiences I had there, I've become the person I am today.
Country has been a wonderful outlet for me.
I made a Christmas album a couple of years ago and just put it out on my Web site. It kind of smacked of this flavor. All of the reviews said it was Western swing even when it was Christmas standards.
I love decorating my home. I'm a gardener too, so that's usually something I have to play catch up with
I'm a real Suzy Homemaker.
I've written more songs for this record than I ever have in the past so I'm trying to give it a lot of special attention to be sure my ideas really get translated right.
A small venue is so much more intimate and loose. You can actually be more spontaneous, I feel.
Ive been playing swing chords for a long time.
After so many changes, I realized I'd better cling to my own family and to what I've got right here.
Ive always seen myself as sort of this funky, eclectic artist.
But it's just been recently that Nashville has started to feel like home.
You can drink out of Lincoln's nose. They got the Hard Rock t-shirts. They got Elvis, too.
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