Archive for July 2019

Chris Taylor is a singer-songwriter and artist from San Antonio, TX.  Tom and Chris met years ago at the Dripping Springs Songwriter’s Festival

The intro song to the podcast is Not So Easy to Set Free.

Chris has co-written 2 songs with Dave Stewart, formerly of The Eurythmics. Here is one of the songs, "Here and Gone but Everlasting".

Chris mentioned being asked to sing for an internationally known Christian Heavy Metal group, Holy Soldier.

Chris is also a visual artist and you can find his art here: https://christaylorworld.com/purchase-art

Tom mentioned his favourite Chris Taylor songs:

Down Goes the Day

Jesus and the Baby Elvis

River

Goodnight Goodnight

You can purchase all Chris Taylor's music here: https://christaylor.bandcamp.com/

Chris mentioned his Patreon page in which you can obtain special items, not available to the general public.

Chris has a show at Sam's Burger Joint on August 18th and you can purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chris-taylor-tickets-65271688377?aff=clientSite#tickets

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In episode 2, Grace Pettis talks about co-writing, her publishing deal, her songwriting family (including father Pierce, brothers Rayvon and George) and how songs are like pizza. Grace can be found at www.gracepettis.com

Natalie Price joined us as guest co-host.

Grace also talks about the Kerrville Folk Festival's NewFolk competition.

Grace mentioned Pierce Pettis' song "Alabama 1959"

Grace mentioned the following books:

Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting by Jimmy Webb
1000 songwriting ideas by Lisa Aschmann
All You Need To Know About The Music Business by Donald Passman

The Intro song for Grace is You are the Cowboy from the Album Two Birds.

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Our first guest is the talented Natalie Price.  Natalie talks about a DYI approach to building a music career in Austin.  Ray Prim guest co-hosts.  Intro music clip "Bones in the Dirt" from Natalie's debut EP "Through the Fog".  Natalie also plays a new song "It's ok to get Older". Find Natalie Price at http://www.natpricemusic.com 

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In the pilot episode Tom Meny discusses upcoming interviews with Ray Prim and Chris Taylor.  Singer Songwriter with Tom Meny is a weekly podcast. 

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