Episode 19: Jesse Aycock


Jesse Aycock is a musician from Tulsa, Oklahoma who was a long-time fan of Neal Casal before they connected through a mutual friend. After meeting and becoming friends, Neal worked on Jesse’s solo album Flowers and Wounds before recruiting him to join Hard Working Americans. In this interview, Jesse describes the fortuitous circumstances of their introduction, stories from recording his version of “The Losing End Again” for Highway Butterfly, and the importance of having honest conversations about mental health.


Song clips in this episode: 


“The Losing End Again” – Jesse Aycock, Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal


“The Losing End Again” – Neal Casal, Roots and Wings


Episode artwork photography by Neal Casal


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