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My Backstage Pass

With Hosts Lee Zimmerman and Billy Hubbard

Join hosts Lee Zimmerman & cohost Billy Hubbard as they take you backstage for conversations with singer songwriters, musicians, and music industry professionals! Host Lee Zimmerman is a freelance music writer whose articles have appeared in several leading music industry publications. Lee is a former promotions representative for ABC and Capital Records and director of communications for various CBS affiliated television stations. Lee recently authored "Americana Music - Voices, Visionaries & Pioneers of an Honest Sound" which is now available on Amazon and other outlets. Lee also played a key role in securing airplay for Jimmy Buffett’s first major hit, “Margaritaville” so you can blame him for the fact that it’s become something akin to a Parrot heads’ national anthem! During his time at Capital records Lee also worked with such legends as Paul McCartney, Bob Seger, the Steve Miller Band, and others. You can contact Lee at lezim@bellsouth.net. Podcast producer/cohost Billy Hubbard is a Tennessee based Americana Singer/Songwriter and former Regional Director of A&R for a Grammy winning company, as well as a music and podcast producer. Billy is also the venue developer, booking manager, and co-founder of the legendary venue "The Station" in East Tennessee. As an artist Billy is endorsed by Godin's Simon & Patrick Guitars and his YouTube channel has over 3 million viewers. Billy's new self titled album released September 2022 is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and all major outlets! You can find Billy Hubbard online at http://www.BillyHubbard.com *My Backstage music intro/outro credit: Billy Hubbard 'Waitin' On The Wind" available on all outlets and iTunes at https://music.apple.com/us/album/waitin-on-the-wind/1212970936?i=1212971289
Episodes
Singer Songwriter Shawn Camp & Singer Songwriter/Actress Lisa Stewart - Recorded Live at The StationOctober 16, 2022 Episode artwork Trisha Gene Brady - Songs & Stories Series Recorded Live from The StationOctober 14, 2022 Episode artwork Verlon Thompson - A singer songwriter who personifies the purity and passion of an artist and entertainer unlike any other.September 11, 2022 Episode artwork The HawtThorns - Songs & Stories Series Recorded Live from 'The Bird and the Book' CaféApril 19, 2022 Episode artwork Greg Garing - The man Johnny Cash called "The best country singer I heard in 30 years"April 12, 2022 Episode artwork Dana Cooper - Songs & Stories Series Recorded Live from 'The Bird and the Book' CaféDecember 07, 2021 Episode artwork Musical Funnyman Ray StevensNovember 29, 2021 Episode artwork Melanie Safka - The Iconic Woodstock Artist Famous For “Beautiful People,” “Brand New Key,” “Peace Will Come,” and “What Have They Done to My Song, Ma”October 07, 2021 Episode artwork Billy Droze - One of the fastest rising stars in roots music of his generationSeptember 23, 2021 Episode artwork Robert Vincent - Americana Music Association UK's 2021 Artist of the year AND Album of the Year!September 16, 2021 Episode artwork "Paul" of Peter, Paul, and Mary - Noel Paul StookeyJuly 12, 2021 Episode artwork Bruce Sudano - Singer/Songwriter who built his reputation writing for his late wife Donna Summer, Dolly Parton, and The Jackson's, is now creating magic & music on his ownJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork A Compelling Conversation With Singer/Songwriter Chuck McDermott June 29, 2021 Episode artwork Tamara Saviano - Film Producer/Director/Writer of "Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark"April 30, 2021 Episode artwork A Conversation with EmiSunshineMarch 19, 2021 Episode artwork Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes - Exclusive InterviewMarch 08, 2021 Episode artwork A Conversation With The Legendary Pam TillisFebruary 18, 2021 Episode artwork Billy Prine (Brother Of The Late Great John Prine) and Producer Michael DinalloNovember 15, 2020 Episode artwork Harmonica Legend Charlie McCoyOctober 30, 2020 Episode artwork Wildeyes Band - A Conversation With One Of Nashville's Incredible BandsSeptember 16, 2020 Episode artwork Johnny Cash's Grandson - Singer Songwriter Thomas GabrielAugust 22, 2020 Episode artwork