Monday, February 15, 2016

Pods o' Pop-Audrey Dean Kelley


Date Published: Monday, February 15, 2016
Last Update: 2016-02-16T02:47:34Z

North Little Rock's Audrey Dean Kelley kicks off Pods o' Pop's fresh talent discovery project discussing her influences, development, self-promotion and marketing, and music while introducing her songs Average Joe, Giants, Lady Rokukuji, Egomaniacs, and Blue Suede Love. (6/7/2012 11:22 PM)

Artist: Audrey Dean Kelley (iTtunes)

Audrey Dean Kelley Interview (2012)
41 minutes 51 seconds
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Pods o' Pop-Nayanna Holley (2011)


Date Published: Monday, February 15, 2016
Last Update: 2016-02-16T02:06:22Z

Nayanna sits down with Pods to talk about being a singer-songwriter who has sung backup for Queen Latifah and Sheryl Crow, been featured on Sergio Mendes's Grammy-nominated CD "Bom Tempo," and appeared on such TV shows as The Tonight Show, American Idol, and Ellen. Nayanna also shares insights into the making of her debut CD, "On Love and Fear." Songs include Faith, Black and Gold, Necessary, Collide, Bittersweet, and Identity. Tracy Thibodeaux hosts.

Artist: Nayanna Holley (iTtunes)

Nayanna Holley Interview (2011)
60 minutes 04 seconds
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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Pods o' Pop-Sara Niemietz


Date Published: Sunday, February 07, 2016
Last Update: 2016-02-15T23:09:39Z

Singer Sara Niemietz joins Pods o' Pop host, Tracy Thibodeaux, to discuss her body of work that includes acting and singing on stage and television, three CD's, duets with BJ Thomas and Richard Marx, collaborating with W. G. "Snuffy" Walden, and a busy club schedule. Songs include "Hooked On A Feeling" w/ BJ Thomas, "Fields of Gold" w Snuffy Walden, "Rooftops", "Go To Bed", "Evening", and "Dangerous Outside".

Artist: Sara Niemietz (iTtunes) (Bandcamp)

Sara Niemietz Interview (2013)
43 minutes 25 seconds
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BJ Thomas and Sara Niemietz reunited 17 years later at Grand Ole Opry

On March 29, 1997, a 4-year-old girl named Sara Niemietz joined B.J. Thomas on stage. 17 years later, they would reunite on the Grand Ole Opry stage.
Published on: 07-19-2013

Pods o' Pop EXTRA-Alyssa Graham


Date Published: Sunday, February 07, 2016
Last Update: 2016-02-07T09:55:14Z

Alyssa Graham joins host Tracy Thibodeaux to discuss her newly released CD, Lock, Stock and Soul. Alyssa updates us on her activities since the successful release last August of the Lock, Stock and Soul EP and fills us in on the video production for the CD's debut single, "Til My Heart Quakes."

Featured Artist: Alyssa Graham (iTunes)

Alyssa Graham Interview 2012
12 minutes 39 seconds
Original date: February 1, 2012 English


Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Pods o' Pop-Al Stewart


Date Published: Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Last Update: 2016-02-04T05:53:00Z

Al Stewart drops in to tell host Tracy Thibodeaux about the stars-in-the-making he has encountered and worked with, The Year of The Cat, Time Passages, "Warren Harding", "Nostradamus", "Carol", and why he has relied on History as a source for much of his material.

Artist: Al Stewart

Al Stewart Interview 2012
58 minutes, 35 seconds
Original date: February 22, 2012 English


Friday, January 22, 2016

Interview: Pods o' Pop-B.J. Thomas (2011)


Date Published: Friday, January 22, 2016
Last Update: 2016-02-04T09:19:38Z
Once I Loved (2009)

BJ Thomas talks about his classics like "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head", "Hooked On A Feeling", "The Eyes Of A New York Woman", and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry", as well as his love of Brazilian music and newer releases like "The Girl From Ipanema". BJ also discusses personal trials including addiction, being stabbed, and how fans' preconceptions led to disappointment in the religious music genre.

B.J. Thomas Interview 2011 Original date: August 2011 English