John Lomax II talks about how his father influenced Guy Clark, Lightnin Hopkins, Townes Van Zandt, Mance Lipscomp, and a lot of other young artists in Houston.
Reggie Young talks a bout playing guitar on Elvis Presley’s legendary recordings at American Sound Studios in Memphis. These sessions produced Suspicious Minds, In The Ghetto, Kentucky Rain and other all time Elvis classics.
Chris McKinney tells the story of how one guitar helped define the sound of The Beatles and Badfinger. Chris is the curator of the Jim Irsay Guitar Collection.
The tour ended last night with a sold out show in San Sebastian, Spain. Thanks to everyone who came to my gigs over the… Posted by Otis Gibbs on Saturday, July 1, 2017
Larry Groce talks about the time the biggest band in the world came to Charleston, West Virginia to play Mountain Stage.
Otis talks about the history of the show and his plans moving forward.
I visited a slave cemetery earlier this week outside of Wyndale, Virginia. In the center is a massive 500 year old oak… Posted by Otis Gibbs on Saturday, April 8, 2017
Otis Gibbs -Sputnik Monroe (Official Video) This is the story of how a professional wrestler fought to desegregate a Memphis auditorium. Sputnik Monroe was a "bad guy" or "heel" who wrestled in Memphis in the late 1950s. It was his… Continue Reading
It looks like my Mountain Stage appearance is streaming over at NPR .org. Everyone there treated me wonderfully and were… Posted by Otis Gibbs on Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The day Ernest T. Bass terrorized Nashville. Howard Morris came to town on Nov. 22, 1986, to celebrate Ernest T. Bass… Posted by Otis Gibbs on Friday, May 19, 2017
Ben Swanson is part owner of Secretly Group (Secretly Canadian/Jagjaguwar). Listen in as he shares stories about his friend, Jason Molina.
Ray Wylie Hubbard shares stories about whore dog gigs, unscrupulous promoters, Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Freddie King and a ton more.