The A Side
By Big Brains Media LLC
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This is a podcast about the history of Alabama music, past, present and future interviews with singers song writers, musicians and artist of all genres. The A Side explores their influences and accomplishments, and goes behind the scenes to hear stories that have never been told before ranging from the inspiration of a song to their life on and off the road.
||CleanThe A Side 18: Wes Hampton||This weeks guest on The A Side is Wes Hampton. Wes is by far one of the best vocalists I think I have ever heard. From show choirs to church choirs he now has one of the most coveted jobs in the world of Southern Gospel Music as one of the lead...||2/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 17: Paul Hornsby||This weeks guest on "The A Side" is Paul Hornsby. He is a part of the history of Southern Rock. He was there at the beginning of Capricorn Records working with such artist as Duane and Greg Allman, Charlie Daniels, The Marshall Tucker Band, Elvin...||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 16: David Hood||This weeks guest on The A Side is David Hood. David talks about his career as the bass player for the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section also known as The Swampers. David has had a fascinating life as a musician. From his very first recording session he has...||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 15: Oteil Burbridge||This weeks guest on The A Side is Oteil Burbridge. Born in Washington DC and spending 18 years in Alabama, Oteil has had an amazing life from acting to dancing to music and also in the visual arts as well. He has been in the Allman Brothers band...||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 14: Scott Boyer||This weeks guest on The A Side is singer/songwriter Scott Boyer. Scott was born in New York but has spent most of his life in Alabama. Give a listen as Scott talks about his band "The Decoys" and writing songs for such artist as Gregg Allman and Eric...||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 13: Ona Watson||This week on The A Side is Jazz and RnB vocalist Ona Watson. Ona has been involved in the Alabama music scene around the State for quite sometime. He has been inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall Of Fame and is very much involved in the entertainment...||11/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 12: Alan Barnette||This weeks guest on The A Side is Marc Alan Barnette. His band, 24 Karat, was chosen as the top band in the country in the 1984 Miller High Life battle of the bands out of 30,000 applicants. He now lives in Nashville where he has...||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 11: Kevin Derryberry||This weeks guest on The A Side is Kevin Derryberry. Lead singer of "Telluride" one of Alabama's most loved bands. Kevin talks about his journey from playing rock music and writing songs to becoming a worship leader and what took him to his knees.||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 10: Kelvin Holly||This weeks guest on The A Side is Kelvin Holly. Kelvin has lived all around the world and has many musical influences. He currently lives near the Muscle Shoals area and is a big part of the music scene there. For quite some time now he has been...||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 9: Michael Dulin||This weeks guest on The A Side is Classical piano player extraordinaire Michael Dulin. In his younger years he wanted to play like Keith Emerson of Emerson Lake And Palmer. Now this amazing talented artist has written and produced a number of solo...||10/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 8: Buck Johnson||Buck Johnson is this weeks guest on The A Side. From singing in Gospel groups with his family to playing in local cover bands, He eventually moved from Alabama to L.A. to further his career as an artist, he later moved to Nashville to hone his...||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 7: Ray Reach||This weeks guest on 'The A Side" is Ray Reach. Ray is the Director of the Student Jazz Programs for the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and is also the Director of The Jazz Hall of Fame All Stars. Starting out as a classical piano player Ray wound up...||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 6: Damon Johnson||This weeks guest on "The A Side" is Damon Johnson. Damon was born in Macon Georgia and grew up in Alabama. As a young boy he struggled to figure out if he would ever become a musician or not. Now his musical paths have crossed many roads playing and...||9/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 5: Eric Essix||This weeks guest on "The A Side" is a member of the Alabama Jazz Hall Of Fame and guitar player extraordinaire...Eric Essix. We take a look into Eric's life and career as well as his new CD release "The Gospel Sessions". This project was recorded in...||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 4: Rick Kurtz||This weeks guest on The A Side is the talented Rick Kurtz! Rick has played guitar most of his life traveling from town to town playing with bands such as The Mortals and with the great singer songwriter, piano player, Mike Duke of Mike And The...||9/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 3: Bobby Horton||This weeks guest on The A Side is the multi talented Bobby Horton from the legendary Alabama group "Three On A String". We discuss his expertise with early Civil War and American music as well as film scoring and working with one of the best...||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 2: Buddy Causey||From Birmingham to Chicago to Nashville and back home again. Buddy Causey is one of the original Blue Eyed Soul Singers of Alabama, and is Marc's guest on episode 2 of "The A Side"||8/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe A Side 1: Rick Carter||On the first episode of The A Side, Marc Phillips interviews Rick Carter, a founding member of one of Alabama's most popular bands "Telluride". Plus we talk about his solo career and the release of his new CD "Change"||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
This show dives into the rich history of music in Alabama and the southern United States… Marc Phillips is a legend himself, and has lined up some great guests. You will learn, laugh, and relive some of the greatest days of the Southern Rock era...