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In the Beginning...

Series produced by Jim Villanueva

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Current and Classic artists talk about the genesis of when they knew music would play as important a role in their lives as it obviously has.

Every musician has their own, very unique proverbial "Beatles on Ed Sullivan" stories of how and why they decided to become musicians in the first place. In the Beginning... is a series that tells those tales and contextualizes the music.


9 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Richie Furay describes the genesis of his music career, talks about his role as a founding father of country rock and d...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Folk Family Revival singer and main songwriter Mason Lankford talks about the genesis of his music career, influences and his reasons for mentionin...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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Singer-songwriter Drew Holcomb shares his story of why he wanted to make music for the rest of his life.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
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Guitar master Carlos Santana sights his musician father, the three Kings of the Blues and guitar "God" Eric Clapton as his earliest influences.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
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The former Led Zeppelin frontman and unquestioned musicologist gives us a history lesson on American music, especially the Blues.

Bought by WOUB and KVMR


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Tennessee born and bred singer-songwriter Drew Holcomb says a road trip with a buddy, Bob Dylan and Whiskeytown all played a part in him deciding t...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Staind frontman Aaron Lewis talks about how his grandfather's love of Country music sent him down a Country road long before he discovered a path t...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Current and Classic artists share their proverbial "Beatles on Ed Sullivan Moment," telling the stories of key moments in which they knew music wou...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Current and Classic artists share their proverbial "Beatles on Ed Sullivan Moment," telling the stories of key moments in which they knew music wou...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 1