Bobbycast

The BobbyCast

A show Bobby Bones does from his house. In-depth interviews with songwriters, producers and artists in Nashville that reveal the stories behind the biggest songs, candid anecdotes and personal stories.

Latest Episodes

#357 – Bailey Zimmerman on Getting Started in Music by Accident + From The Gas Pipeline to Signing a Record Deal in 2 Years + The Details His Massive Tricked Out Truck!

Two years ago, Bailey Zimmerman was working at the gas pipeline…fast forward to this year and he just signed his first record deal! Bailey talks to Bobby about how he never sang his entire life until one day at the opportunity at a basketball court then decided he wanted to drop everything  to pursue music! He started out in 2020 on TikTok just posting videos of his custom lifted trucks and then got attention from record labels and management after one of his songs went viral.  Bailey talks about how he’s had to learn everything in such a small amount of time, getting to play his first shows and how his biggest inspirations are rock star frontmen. 

 

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#356 – Tyler Hubbard on The Truth Behind Florida Georgia Line’s Break + Addresses The Rumored ‘Political Divide’ +  The Pressure He Feels Now Releasing Music Under His Own Name

Tyler Hubbard sits down for his first hour long interview with Bobby since the announcement of Florida Georgia Line break. Bobby asks him about the rumors that were swirling online over the break and if it had to do with them not getting along. Tyler talks about how he feels more pressure to put out music with his own name on it than he did the last few years with FGL. Tyler talks about how his perspective on creating music has changed over the years, why he signed to a new record label and what to expect from his set opening up for Keith Urban this fall. He also gives a timeframe on when to expect more new music and his first solo album. 

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Introducing: Clown Parade, A New Comedy Podcast from Will Ferrell

Hi Bobbycast Listeners – we have a new show we think you’ll love. It’s called Clown Parade, and is an anthology comedy podcast series presented by Will Ferrell and Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers of Las Culturistas podcast. Each month will feature a fresh comedic talent creating a brand new podcast format hosted by an original character of their own creation, in the spirit of The Ron Burgundy Podcast. The diverse roster of comedians will be curated by Will, Bowen and Matt with an eye towards representation, inclusivity, and elevating the next generation of comedic voices.

Take a listen to the trailer and, if you want to hear more, find “Clown Parade” in your listening app of choice and follow/subscribe so you never miss an episode. 

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Introducing: Song Stories

‘Song Stories’ explores the creation of one new album over the course of each season. The featured artist breaks down the lyrical inspiration behind each song in a series of interviews, audio diaries and in-studio confessionals that showcase how the tracks morph from conception to completion — from the mind of the musician to the ear of their fans. Whether it’s in the writer’s room, inside the vocal booth, behind the mixing desk or even onstage, the series provides listeners with an intimate, fly-on-the-wall perspective of how their favorite stars make their music.

Listen here or on the iHeartRadio app. 

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#355 – JT Harding on Meeting Keith Urban at a Urinal + Growing Up Adopted and Finding out His Biological Father Was Famous + Having Objects Thrown at him Opening for Linkin Park

JT Harding  has written 7 No. 1 songs for artists like Kenny Chesney, Uncle Cracker, Keith Urban, Darius Rucker and more. He started out wanting to make it in rock which led him to working as the assistant to superstar rock band Linkin Park. He shares with Bobby what it was like to grow up adopted and finding out his dad was a famous actor and radio host. He also shares the most personal story he struggled with including in his new book, Party Like a Rockstar. He is also having a contest for adopted folks who want to be a songwriter in honor of National Adoption Month. 

You can enter JT’s songwriting contest at Writelikearockstar.com

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Introducing Sound of Our Town

Hi, Bobbycast fans! Listen to Sound of Our Town hosted by performing artist Will Daily! A travel podcast about the music in the next town you visit: Where to go to hear and experience the best music and why; what sounds shaped that city or town’s culture and what new sounds continue to define it. Don’t just take our word for it, check out the trailer to decide for yourself!

About Sound Of Our Town: Produced in the single-voice narrative style, mixed with select interviews, the show will emphasize original music to drive the stories. This isn’t a music show. It’s a show about travel. About wanders. Free spirits. Whether you are quickly dropping in and jumping out or in for a long stay, Sound of our Town will introduce to you the real sonic stories and places that echo in that city so your travel is enriched with music.

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#354 – Lesly Simon on How She Became the General Manager of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood's Record Labels + Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer + Taking Coldplay Out to a Bar Before They Were Famous

Lesly Simon is the General Manager of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s record labels, Pearl Records and Gwendolyn Records. She has over 25 years’ experience in the music industry that include jobs from assistant to radio promotions. She talks about her rise in the music ranks in Nashville that lead her to getting the job on Garth and Trisha’s record labels. Lesly shares that in June 2017 she was diagnosed with breast cancer just shortly after getting that new job. She talks about how she has stayed positive even after being told her cancer has returned. 

Lesley is being honored by the American Cancer Society Hope Gala in Bham and is currently raising money for cancer research and patient programs.

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A Message from Bobby + #177 – Jay DeMarcus from Rascal Flatts on how the Flatts REALLY formed, his new book, and his faith.

Jay DeMarcus wrote a new book called SHOTGUN ANGELS: My Story of Broken roads and Unshakeable Hope. He stops by to talk about how the Rascal Flatts formed and how his faith shaped his career. He started out playing in a Christian band and had a No. 1 song on the Christian Chart. He also talks about how he met his wife during a Rascal Flatts music video shoot and how he got a girl pregnant that lead him to a very dark time in his life…but how his faith pulled him through. 

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#353 – Famous Failures: Shay of Dan + Shay on His First Deal Being A Bust + Luke Combs Told He'd Never Make It + Jason Aldean Dropped from First Label + More!

In this episode, you’ll hear stories from different major artists like Shay of Dan + Shay, Luke Combs, Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw and more talking about failures in their career that turned into successes. From getting dropped from record labels to the times that people told them they didn’t have what it takes to be an artist.

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A Message from Bobby + In Case You Missed It: #164 – Trisha Yearwood Made More Money Singing Backups + First Tour Ever was Opening for Garth Brooks

Trisha Yearwood stopped by Bobby’s house and talks about how she got her start singing demos in the 80’s. Trisha has sung backups on more than 100 Garth Brooks songs and got her start opening up for him on his tour back in 91 when she only had 1 song on the radio. Trisha also talks about recording her Frank Sinatra tribute album “Let’s Be Frank”, her next country album and what she likes to watch on Netflix.

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