My Backstage Pass

Singer/Songwriter Dana Cooper - Live Remote from 'The Bird and the Book' Café

December 07, 2021 With Hosts Lee Zimmerman and Billy Hubbard Episode 16
My Backstage Pass
Singer/Songwriter Dana Cooper - Live Remote from 'The Bird and the Book' Café
Show Notes

Acclaimed Nashville singer/songwriter Dana Cooper - Recorded live December 1, 2021 at The Bird and the Book café in Maryville Tennessee.

Dana is a recipient of the Heritage Musician award from the Pilgrim Center for the Arts, Folk Alliance International's 2015 Spirit of Folk award and numerous Best of the Year kudos for both album and individual excellence, he’s performed at any number of major festivals, venues and gathering places where the folk faithful tend to gather in order to express appreciation and admiration for those that carry that tradition forward. So too, his songs have been covered by a veritable who’s who of today’s leading lights — Maura O’Connell, Pierce Pettis, Susan Werner, Claire Lynch and Trout Fishing in America, among them. His career trajectory extends back nearly 50 years, beginning with his eponymous major label debut in 1973. To date, he’s released no less than 15 albums, including four this past decade alone. His new album, I Can Face the Truth, will be released early next year. Learn more about Dana Cooper at https://www.danacoopermusic.com/

Host Lee Zimmerman is a freelance music writer whose articles have appeared in several leading music industry publications. A former promotions representative for ABC and Capital Records and director of communications for various CBS - affiliated television stations. Lee, who currently lives in East Tennessee, recently authored "Americana Music - Voices, Visionaries & Pioneers of an Honest Sound" which is now available on Amazon and other outlets. You can contact Lee at lezim@bellsouth.net

Cohost/Producer 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 and booking manager of The Station in East TN. As an artist Billy is endorsed by Godin's Simon & Patrick Guitars. You can find Billy Hubbard online at http://www.BillyHubbard.com