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Singer-Songwriter Chris Smither

By Paul Gilmartin

The blues-based singer-songwriter who has written for Bonnie Raitt and other artists started out in the epicenter of the NY/Boston folk scene among contemporaries like Bob Dylan and Eric Von Schmidt reminisces about his career, the art of songwriting, jamming with blues legends like Son House, his battles with alcoholism and what success means both professionally and personally. He performs Train Home and Leave The Light On. This week's post-interview surveys and Chris' performance of By The Numbers were released as a donor-only ep at Chris' tour dates and details on how to buy his new album Call Me Lucky are available at Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSmither_ Check out his Facebook page This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp.  To get your first week of online counseling free go to  Must be 18 To become a monthly donor for as little as $1/month (and qualify for bonus content and goodies from Paul go to To make a one-time donation via Paypal go to You can make a one-time donation via Zelle by sending money to mentalpod at To help fund Paul's next trip to record international guests, especially in Ireland, go to Follow Paul on Twitter @mentalpod and Instagram @mentalpod

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