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Episode 54 - Lee Turner (Darius Rucker)  

EP 54 - Lee Turner (Darius Rucker) 

MJ sits down with Lee Turner of Darius Rucker's band and they discuss everything from Lee's early career as a sideman, to landing his longstanding gig with Darius, sobriety, how Lee met his wife, and everything in-between. 

Lee Turner on Instagram 

2Twenty2 Studios

Tiffany Turner Music 

Lyman Guitars 


Valvetrain Amplifiers 



Lyman Guitars "TYMA" Acoustic







Episode 52 - Brian Craddock of Daughtry  


EP 52 - Brian Craddock of Daughtry

MJ and Brian sit down in Brian's home studio in Nashville, TN and discuss his beginnings in Charlottesville, VA, how he ultimately landed the gig with Daughtry for the last 13 years, their mutual love of all things Tom Petty and one of the best Don Henley stories ever told. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road".


Painting of Tom Petty by Will Thomas Reed

Brian Craddock on Instagram

Daughtry Official Website



Episode 51 - Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole (The Smashing Pumpkins)  



















EP 51 - Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole (The Smashing Pumpkins)

MJ sits down with Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole to talk about her beginnings in Australia, her songwriting process, and her touring experience & work with Billy Corgan and The Smashing Pumpkins. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road".

Katie Cole Official Website

Katie Cole on Instagram


"Stories From The Road" Eric Johnson Postcard from 1990




Episode 48 - Jodi Aman   

Ep 48 - Jodi Aman (Author, Psychotherapist, Intuitive Counselor, Anxiety Tamer)


MJ chats with his lifelong friend Jodi Aman about the pitfalls of Anxiety and Depression and how to deal with them as well as topics from her book "You 1, Anxiety 0". Also, another installment of "STORIES FROM THE ROAD"

Episode 47 - Singer/Songwriter Bill Crosby  

Ep 47 - Singer/Songwriter Bill Crosby

MJ and Bill chat about their 25 year + friendship, Bill auditioning to play at The Bluebird in Nashville, how he got started writing and performing Children's music and the pitfalls and benefits of living in Nashville. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road". 


Stories From The Road "The Chet"















































Episode 46 - Samantha Frances of Frances & The Foundation  

Ep 46 - Samantha Frances of Frances & The Foundation

MJ and Samantha chat about her upbringing, her beginnings in music, Frances & The Foundation, her new project Srry Abt Ur Butt, and what it means to be a true artist. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road". 


"Stories From The Road" Gibson Chet Atkins Certificate Of Authenticity

Episode 45 - Brandi Sidoryk & Katie Rox of Nice Horse  


Ep 45 - Katie Rox & Brandi Sidoryk of Nice Horse

MJ talks with Brandi and Katie about everything from their beginnings at a songwriting retreat in Hawaii to working with legendary producer Bob Rock, hanging in the studio with Bryan Adams, dealing with “Imposter Syndrome”, touring with Tom Cochrane and everything else in-between. Also, another installment of STORIES FROM THE ROAD.

MJ with Kevin Nealon