Salute the Songbird with Maggie Rose

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Nashville-based rock and soul singer Maggie Rose invites the listener into her world as an independent artist in the male-dominated, often volatile, music industry. Maggie hosts candid conversations with her female musical heroes about their lives in and out of music, challenging the status quo, and changing the game for those coming up behind them.

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This week, singer-songwriter Brittney Spencer joins Maggie to talk about pursuing a career in country music, her approach to songwriting, and what it's like to live a creative life in public. The two discuss the experience of moving into the Nashville scene from Maryland, and Brittney explains what she wants her audience to get from listening to her music.Brittney Spencer is paving her own path in the country music genre and making major waves in the process. A PEOPLE Magazine One to Watch, 2021 Spotify Hot Country Artist to Watch, Pandora 2021 Artist to Watch and member of CMT Next Women of Country, the Baltimore native is known for her free spirit and standout ability to mold life, truth and wild imagination into songs. Her recent single “Sober & Skinny” has garnered praise from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and more, as well as an in-depth interview with CBS Mornings’ Anthony Mason. Lauded as one of “12 Black Artists Shaping Country Music’s Future” by USA Today and named one of “5 Black Artists Rewriting Country Music” by The Recording Academy, Spencer has grown a robust fan base on the road, lining up her own debut headlining trek, 'In A Perfect World Tour,' which kicks off in December. Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Edited by Justin Thomas (Revoice Media). Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Artwork by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 23

1 hr 1 min

GRAMMY nominated singer-songwriter Yola joins Maggie to talk about defining herself on her own terms, the diverse influences that can be found in her music, and her dedication to advocating for others. Yola shares the story of the song she wrote the night of her mother’s funeral and why Womanhood is the best squad to be a part of. Yola released her critically acclaimed debut album Walk Through Fire in February 2019. Nine months later, she achieved breakout success, hailed as a Black British genre fluid rising star, landing four GRAMMY® nominations including Best New Artist, garning critical acclaim and fans from Elton John to Mavis Staples. Her anthemic new album Stand for Myself was released July 30, produced by Dan Auerbach, it is a sonic mix of symphonic soul and classic pop tracing a musical thread to Yola’s most eclectic musical inspirations. It declares that it is only when we stand for ourselves, and acknowledge our complexity, that we can be truly alive. Yola is one of few artists to have performed at both Newport Folk and Newport Jazz in the same year, she will also be joining select dates with Chris Stapleton on his rescheduled tour in 2021 and will headline The Ryman Auditorium in 2022. Yola will play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s musical drama exploring the life of Elvis, played by Austin Butler, alongside Tom Hanks, Kelvin Harrison Jr and Alton Mason.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Edited by Justin Thomas (Revoice Media). Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Artwork by Katherine Boils.Please subscribe, rate, and review this podcast wherever you're listening. And remember, you can also ask Alexa to play it!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 9

1 hr 11 min

This week, Maggie welcomes Nicole Barsalona, artist manager, entertainment consultant, and President of the non-profit organization Women In Music. Maggie and Nicole discuss balancing a career in the music industry with having a family, the importance of having a mentor, and the work that Women In Music is doing to level the playing field for women in the industry, both on stage and behind the music.Nicole Barsalona leads Everyday Rebellion Entertainment (fka 525 Entertainment), specializing in artist development and international market development for artists like Prateek Kuhad and Mark Wilkinson. A passionate advocate, Nicole proudly serves as President of 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Women in Music, where she joined the Board of Directors in 2013 and has helped usher in record growth since becoming President in 2019. She serves on the Executive Board of Music Managers Forum (US), the largest and leading trade organization for music managers in the U.S.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Graphics by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 26

44 min 12 sec

In this episode, Maggie is joined by Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, who together make up the duo Lucius. Jess and Holly tell Maggie about the early days of their collaboration, how their unique sound and bold visual presence came together, and how they've navigated relationships in and out of the band over the years. The three discuss what's next for Lucius and touring plans for 2022.After meeting at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, Wolfe and Laessig moved to Brooklyn and made their debut with 2013’s Wildewoman. Their sophomore album Good Grief arrived in 2016, encompassing everything from glitzy rhythmic pop to songs channeling the charm and crushed innocence of ’60s girl groups. They now reside in Los Angeles.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Graphics by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 12

46 min 8 sec

Singer-songwriter Jade Bird joins Maggie to talk about her approach to songwriting, where she draws her inspiration from, and why social media can adversely affect creativity. Jade explains how she developed her sound, and why she often prefers to write without a collaborator.Jade’s powerful voice offers a winsome mix of folk, pop, and rustic Americana. While still in her teens she joined the roster of influential indie Glassnote Records, which released her chart-topping 2019 debut album. Working with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb, she delivered her follow-up, Different Kinds of Light, in 2021.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose and Kirsten Cluthe. Editing by Justin Thomas at Revoice Media. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Artwork by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 28

55 min 26 sec

Jeannie Seely is one of the most accomplished, influential women in music. She’s a member of the Grand Ole Opry, a Grammy winning artist and an incredible, prolific songwriter. In this episode, Maggie and Jeannie talk about being a woman in the music industry and whether things have changed since the 60’s, when she got her start. Jeannie has so many great stories and shares some of them with Maggie during the conversation, including her collaboration with Randy Newman, friendship with the legendary Dottie West, and more. Along with many accolades including awards from Billboard, Cashbox and Record World, country music legend Jeannie Seely has achieved No. 1 songs as a solo artist, duet partner and songwriter. Early in her career, Jeannie’s deeply moving vocals aptly earned her the nickname of “Miss Country Soul”. Jeannie’s recording of “Don’t Touch Me” not only topped the country music charts, but also earned her a Grammy Award for the “Best Country Vocal Performance by a Female”. It is ranked at No. 97 in the book Country Music’s 500 Greatest Singles published by the Country Music Foundation, and it’s also included in The Stories Behind Country Music’s All-Time Greatest 100 Songs. Her latest album, An American Classic, was released in August 2020. Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Editing by Justin Thomas at Revoice Media. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Graphics by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 14

54 min 53 sec

Maggie Rose is joined by artist and musician Hannah Hooper, who is the frontwoman of Grouplove. Hannah tells Maggie about the life stories behind Grouplove’s albums, why they work so well together as a band, and finding her voice and passion through performing.Hannah Hooper is an American artist and musician based out of Atlanta. Her work deals with a diverse array of subject matter including tragic pop culture figures, claustrophobic beach/crowd scenes and strange figures distorted through bodies of water. As the frontwoman of Grouplove, Hannah has also taken on the role of art director for the band. Her work adorns virtually all of the albums, posters, merch and even the costume and stage design.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Graphics by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 31

50 min 59 sec

Grammy-nominated Shannon McNally is a prolific, wide ranging singer-songwriter whose recent album, The Waylon Sessions, revisits the songs of Waylon Jennings. Shannon tells Maggie about putting the album together with some of Waylon’s former bandmates and the many musicians who were influenced by his music. The two discuss the early days of her career, the collaborations with artists like Dr John and Charlie Sexton that have contributed to her rich musical catalog, and Shannon shares her perspective on the power of being a woman in the music industry.Over her nearly twenty year career, McNally has produced a long catalog and longer list of peers with whom she has written, recorded and toured. Her music career began on the jam band circuit of the 1990’s with bands like Robert Randolph and Derek Trucks. She writes as well as she interprets the songs of others, has a top tier musicality to her craft, a soul stirring voice that immediately grabs one by the heart strings and a troubadour’s wanderlust, not to mention as it turns out, and is also an excellent electric guitar player.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Edited by Justin Thomas (Revoice Media). Artwork by Katherine Boils (Revoice Media).  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 17

53 min 9 sec

This special episode is a conversation with Brandi Carlile, produced in partnership with Harmonics with Beth Behrs. Harmonics is a podcast that explores the unexpected ways that music can lead to wellness and healing.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 10

56 min 28 sec

Maggie sits down with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Valerie June in this episode of Salute the Songbird. Valerie talks about how growing up in Memphis in Church of Christ communities shaped her music, shares her thoughts and process on songwriting, and what it means to be a dreamer.Beginning with her 2013 breakout album Pushin’ Against A Stone, Valerie June creates a sound encompassing a mixture of genres including folk, blues, gospel, soul, country, Appalachian and bluegrass. Her latest full-length album, The Moon & Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers, is available now.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Artwork by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 3

59 min 15 sec

In this episode of Salute the Songbird, Maggie sits down with journalist and broadcaster Kelly McCartney. Kelly tells Maggie about growing up in rural Louisiana and why she finally committed herself to journalism after years of moving around inside the music industry. She discusses her unique approach to interviewing, the activism that’s an important part of her work and why we have to ‘lock arms’ in order to affect change.Kelly McCartney has worked a variety of jobs in the music industry, from processing copyrights and licenses at Warner/Chappell Music, to writing album reviews and artist bios as a freelance writer. She has hosted multiple podcasts, radio shows, and live event series, and works with organizations such as Rainey Day Fund to support underrepresented groups. Kelly currently hosts Record Bin Radio on Apple Music.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Artwork by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 20

49 min 3 sec

Joining Maggie this week is musician and singer-songwriter Noelle Scaggs, co-front person for Fitz and the Tantrums. Noelle talks to Maggie about her organization Diversify the Stage and its mission to actively build a more diverse and inclusive workforce in the concert, event, and touring industries. The two discuss Noelle's exceptional career, navigating the music business, creative musical collaborations, and passion projects like Adventures With Scaggs, Noelle's travel and culinary site.Noelle Scaggs may be best known for her larger-than-life vocals and magnetic stage presence as the co-front person for multi platinum group Fitz and the Tantrums, but the talented songstress is also an accomplished songwriter, whose credits include co-writing her band’s chart-topping, platinum-certified singles “Out Of My League” and “The Walker.” Now, Scaggs has unveiled “Great For You,” her Elektra debut as a solo artist.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Editing by Justin Thomas (Revoice Media). Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group. Graphics by Katherine Boils.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 6

47 min 18 sec

In this episode, Maggie is joined by singer/songwriter Amythyst Kiah to talk about her new album and the experiences that led to her success. Amythyst shares stories from growing up in Tennessee, how support and encouragement from her parents helped her overcome issues with identity and anxiety, and the impact that music and writing has had on her personal journey.Amythyst Kiah’s Rounder Records debut, Wary + Strange, marks the glorious combination of two vastly different worlds: the iconoclastic alt-rock that first sparked her musical passion and the roots/old-time music scene where she’s found breakout success in recent years, including recognition from Rolling Stone as “one of Americana’s great up-and-coming secrets.” With an unforgettable voice that’s both unfettered and exquisitely controlled, the Tennessee-bred singer/songwriter expands on the uncompromising artistry she most recently revealed as part of Our Native Daughters—an all-women-of-color supergroup whose Kiah-penned standout “Black Myself” earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best American Roots Song and won Song of the Year at the 2019 Folk Alliance International Awards.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton with assistance from Revoice Media. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 22

38 min 26 sec

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sierra Hull joins Maggie for this first episode of Season 2. Sierra tells Maggie about her first Grand Ole Opry experience, how she discovered her sound as an artist, and what she learned by working with her longtime idols, like Alison Krauss. In her first 25 years alone, Sierra Hull hit more milestones than many musicians accomplish in a lifetime. After making her Grand Ole Opry debut at the age of 10, the Tennessee-bred virtuoso mandolinist played Carnegie Hall at age 12, then landed a deal with Rounder Records just a year later. Now at 28, Hull is set to deliver her fourth full- length for Rounder: an elegantly inventive and endlessly captivating album called 25 Trips. Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Production assistance by Revoice Media. Music by Maggie Rose. Artwork by Katherine Boils. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 8

41 min 3 sec

This episode was recorded live at City Winery in Nashville with guests from season one of Salute the Songbird. Maggie welcomes Jillette Johnson, Kalie Shorr, and Nicole Atkins to the stage for live conversation and performance.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Production assistance by Revoice Media. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 25

1 hr 43 min

In this special episode of Salute the Songbird singer, songwriter and radio host Elizabeth Cook joins Maggie for a live episode. Elizabeth and Maggie discuss Elizabeth’s journey as a country singer in Nashville, how she turned adversity into songwriting inspiration, and what it’s like to perform at The Grand Ole Opry over 400 times.Elizabeth Cook has lived the country music lifestyle since she was a toddler. Her mother was a "hillbilly singer” from West Virginia, and her father was a moonshiner who played upright bass in a prison band. Cook began her musical career with The Blue Album in 2000, and was picked up by Atlantic Records for her 2002 release, Hey Y'all. She eventually requested to be released from the label so that she could stay true to her artistic agenda, and did exactly that, going on to release 5 stellar studio albums since she left Atlantic.  CREDITSSalute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Production assistance by Revoice Media and Matt Bavuso. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 27

43 min 36 sec

This week, we're sharing an episode from another podcast we think you’ll enjoy, Biscuits & Jam from Southern Living. In this episode, host Sid Evans talks to the legendary Dolly Parton about her latest holiday album, her mama’s cooking and the gift giving tradition she and her husband continue that started with her parents. Subscribe to both Salute The Songbird and Biscuits & Jam on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you find your favorite podcasts. Enjoy!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 22

24 min 52 sec

In this final episode of Season One, musician, songwriter and author Kathy Valentine joins Maggie to talk about growing up in Austin as the only child of a single mom, becoming the bassist for The Go-Go’s, and the process of writing her memoir, ‘All I Ever Wanted.’ Kathy shares some of her earliest musical influences and memories, what it was like to be a female in the rock industry in the 80s, and the creative projects that she's working on now.Kathy Valentine has been a working musician and songwriter for over 40 years, ever since she started her first band at age 16 in her hometown of Austin, Texas. After moving to Los Angeles, Kathy joined a band that would go on to make music history: The Go-Go’s. In this group, Kathy wrote or co-wrote some of the bands most renowned tunes, including the hits “Vacation” and “Head Over Heels.” She returned to Austin in 2006 and began finding new creative pursuits and career opportunities as a public speaker, spokesperson, producer, actor and author.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 30

46 min 46 sec

This week, Maggie is joined by CMT SVP of Music Strategy Leslie Fram to talk about what’s changing in the music industry, women in country music, and life in Nashville. Leslie walks Maggie through her expansive career, from her early days in radio to becoming a successful music media executive. At the end of the episode, you'll hear the song "Black Like Me" by Mickey Guyton, an artist who Leslie describes as "the most vocal and inspiring over the last year with everything going on in the world."Leslie Fram serves as Senior Vice President of Music Strategy for CMT, overseeing all music integration within the CMT brand, including original programs, CMT.com and music video airplay across all screens. Since joining CMT in 2011, Fram has negotiated key partnerships with major and indie label acts for world premieres and exclusive digital content. She has championed new avenues to showcase emerging artists, including the new digital performance-based series “Concrete Country,” and most recently, the “Next Women of Country” campaign designed to showcase the female power voices of country. Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Production assistance by Revoice Media. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 23

1 hr 8 min

Singer-songwriter Jillette Johnson joins Maggie on this week’s episode to talk about her life in and out of music, navigating the challenges of the music industry, and the making of her latest record, It’s A Beautiful Day And I Love You. At the end of the episode, you’ll hear “Many Moons” from the album.Pianist and singer/songwriter Jillette Johnson makes melodic, ruminative contemporary pop music largely centered around her resonant vocals and classically influenced piano parts. Born in California, Johnson grew up in New York and began playing piano when she was a child. She released her debut EP, Whiskey & Frosting, in 2012 and her debut full-length album, Water in a Whale in 2013. Johnson released her sophomore long-player, All I Ever See in You Is Me, produced by Dave Cobb in 2017 to critical acclaim. It’s A Beautiful Day And I Love You is her third studio album.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 16

1 hr 15 min

In this episode, singer-songwriter Kalie Shorr joins Maggie to talk about her path as an independent artist, how she’s approaching the next phase of her career, and why she’s never had a Plan B. Kalie Shorr’s debut album Open Book, was the #7 Best Album of 2019 alongside Taylor Swift, Lana Del Ray and Ariana Grande. Shorr burst onto the Nashville music scene in 2016 with her self-penned hit “Fight Like A Girl” and shortly after, the Portland, Maine singer-songwriter became a SiriusXM “Highway Find” and was spotlighted by Apple Music, Spotify, CMT, Radio Disney Country, Pandora, Taste of Country, Kalie is launching into 2021 with a brand new single she wrote called “Amy” that was produced by legendary producer/artist Butch Walker (Avril Lavigne, Fall Out Boy, Taylor Swift, Green Day, Pink, Dashboard Confessional, etc.) after the song went viral on TikTok with over 2 million views. At the end of the episode, you'll hear Kalie's latest single, "Amy".  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 9

58 min 30 sec

In this episode, singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins joins Maggie to talk about how she put together the band and the music for her latest record, Italian Ice, and the creative projects she’s been working on during the pandemic. Nicole tells Maggie about the early days of her career and the major life transitions behind songs like Goodnight Rhonda Lee, explains how she stays connected to her Jersey roots, and reminisces about WHTG, the local NJ radio station that she grew up on.In each song she creates, Nicole Atkins reveals her incredible power to transport listeners to a much more charmed time and space. On Italian Ice, the New Jersey-bred singer/songwriter conjures the romance and danger and wild magic of a place especially close to her heart: the Jersey Shore in all its scrappy beauty. Inspired by the boardwalk’s many curiosities—the crumbling Victorian mansions, the legendary funhouse, the Asbury Park rock-and-roll scene she played a key part in reviving—Atkins transforms her never-ending fascination into a wonderland of her own making.CREDITSSalute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 2

56 min 40 sec

Singer-songwriter Nicki Bluhm joins Maggie from her home in Nashville to talk about leaving California and the intense personal changes that influenced the music on her latest record, To Rise You Gotta Fall.Nicki talks about making the shift from being a teacher into a full time musician, why she decided to release a visual album of Cher songs, and the tools she uses to maintain her health and wellness in the volatile music industry. California native Nicki Bluhm currently resides in Nashville, TN re-invigorated as a songwriter and performer. Embarking on her second decade of releasing albums, Nicki stepped out on her own with the 2018 release of ‘To Rise You Gotta Fall’, a collection of songs exploring old endings and new beginnings. After a year of virtual performing, Nicki is excited to return to the road playing live shows as a solo artist, with her Nashville band and with a variety of musicians and longtime friends in new and creative iterations. At the end of the episode, you’ll hear the title track from Nicki’s album, “To Rise You Gotta Fall”.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 23

52 min 55 sec

Heart’s Nancy Wilson joins Maggie for this episode of Salute the Songbird to talk about carving out a place for women in rock music, how dramatic changes in the music industry affected her career over the years, and how she worked through the challenges of life on the road. Nancy tells Maggie about taking time away from music to start a family, the creative energy she’s found while being a home during the pandemic, and how she got that iconic, inimitable guitar sound on “Barracuda”. At the end of the episode, you’ll hear Nancy perform a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “The Rising” from her new solo album.Nancy Wilson is celebrated as one of the seminal musicians in the history of rock n roll. A guitar virtuoso from the age of 10, Nancy leads the multi-platinum rock group Heart along with her sister Ann. Nancy is revered as an ingenious guitar player and as gifted lead vocalist. As a songwriter, Nancy has co-written a collection of indelible songs that have earned their way into the classic rock canon, including “Magic Man”, “Crazy on You”, “Barracuda”, and “Straight On”.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 16

1 hr 4 min

Emmy-nominated actress and singer Chrissy Metz joins Maggie on this week’s episode to talk about her work on the acclaimed series This Is Us, recording her first album, and her book, “This Is Me”. Chrissy tells Maggie about growing up in Japan, her journey as an actress and the road to self-acceptance, and the time she had brunch at Oprah’s house. Emmy and two-time Golden Globe nominee Chrissy Metz stars on the award-winning NBC series This Is Us. Chrissy recently starred as Joyce Smith in the hit 20th Century Fox faith-based film, Breakthrough. She also performs “I’m Standing With You” on the Breakthrough soundtrack, written by 10-time Academy Award nominee Diane Warren. Chrissy performed this song at the 2019 ACM Awards. Chrissy recently released her memoir, This Is Me, which debuted at #1 on the NY Times Bestseller List and is currently working on her debut country album.Credits: Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 9

46 min 12 sec

Megan and Rebecca Lovell, the talented sisters behind the roots rock band Larkin Poe, join Maggie on this episode of Salute the Songbird. They tell Maggie about the making of their latest record, Kindred Spirits, the origin of the name Larkin Poe, and making the decision to self-produce their music. The trio discuss the power of being an independent artist, the work ethic of Bob Seger, and the positive aspects of being a woman in the music industry. At the end of the episode, you’ll hear the song “Back Down South” from their album Self Made Man.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 2

1 hr 1 min

In this episode, Maggie welcomes Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Mickey Guyton. The two discuss how she got her start and the epiphany moment she had watching LeAnn Rimes perform the National Anthem that led her on the path to country music. Mickey discusses growing up in an era when women reigned supreme on country radio, the pivotal moment that changed the course of her career, and why she’s determined to create opportunities for others in the music community.Mickey Guyton was born in Arlington, Texas and moved around the Lone Star state as a child due to her father’s job but found music to be a constant in her nomadic life. She began singing in church and was drawn to a variety of artists with big voices including Dolly Parton, Cece Winans, Whitney Houston and LeAnn Rimes. Mickey has been spotlighted in People magazine’s American Voices feature, Billboard magazine as one of Country music’s “female game changers,” and Entertainment Weekly as one of the “new queens of country music.” She is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for the song “Black Like Me”.At the end of the episode, you’ll hear the song “Bridges” from her recently released EP of the same name.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 26

1 hr 6 min

In this episode, multiple Grammy® nominee Martina McBride joins Maggie to talk about the early days of her career, the positive impact she has on the women in her audience, and what she’s doing to change the ratio in the music industry. The two discuss the story behind her song “Independence Day” and get real about managing the inequities they’ve encountered in their careers. Martina explains the decision to add the title of Producer to her resume, what it was like to interview Rosanne Cash for her podcast, Vocal Point, and why she thinks the Fake Martina Twitter account (@drunkenmartina) really nails her feistiness. At the end of the episode, you'll hear Martina's song "Girls Like Me". Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 19

57 min 30 sec

Trumpeter and vocalist Jennifer Hartswick joins Maggie to talk about her extraordinary career, which began when she was in high school and was hand-picked to record, then perform, with Trey Anastasio. Jenn tells Maggie about growing up in a musical family, who gave her the confidence to follow her path; what she’s learned during her time off the road, and why she is unapologetic in her call for more women to be recognized in the music industry. At the end of the episode, you’ll hear the track “I Who Have Nothing, which Jennifer recorded with renowned jazz bassist Christian McBride.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 12

54 min 53 sec

Grammy-nominated songwriter Ruby Amanfu joins Maggie on the first episode of Salute the Songbird to talk about her career, the wide spectrum of musical influences that thread through her work, writing through the difficulty of the pandemic and the issues that arose in 2020. Ruby tells Maggie about allowing herself to take a creative break, why being an immigrant led to her fearlessness, and how she learned to be her 'true self,' no matter what. At the end of the episode, you’ll hear Ruby’s track: “When We Were Kids.”.Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Music by Maggie Rose. Show logo by Premier Music Group.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 5

1 hr 2 min

Launching in January 2021, Maggie Rose hosts “Salute the Songbird," candid conversations with her female musical heroes about their lives in and out of music, challenging the status quo, and changing the game for those coming up behind them. Guests include songwriters like Ruby Amanfu and Jennifer Hartswick, independent artists like Nicki Bluhm, and legendary musicians like Nancy Wilson of Heart, and more. Subscribe now!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2020

1 min 50 sec