Episode 15: Ronnie McCoury

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In today’s episode of Inside the Musician’s Brain, Chris takes time to share his optimistic views and thoughts about the timeline for live music coming back this year. He also shares an interview with Ronnie McCoury (Del McCoury Band, The Travelin’ McCourys) that he taped in May of 2020, two months into the pandemic. During their conversation, Chris and Ronnie  discuss their individual realizations that touring and life as a whole were coming to a halt, and the sadness that comes along with it seeing musicians in their twilight years, like Ronnie’s father Del, being sidelined from the stage. They also talk about CDs, vinyl, Spotify and how the rapidly changing landscape of the music industry has affected their careers. Additionally, Ronnie shares some fantastic stories that you won’t want to miss, including his interactions with Jerry Garcia.

Ronnie McCoury is a renowned mandolin player, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for being in popular groups such as Del McCoury Band and the Travelin’ McCourys. Ronnie is the son of legendary bluegrass musician Del McCoury.


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