Aug 31, 2021
Episode 180: When Maggie Rose held her album release party in late August for her third album Have A Seat, she filled one of the city's largest music halls with wildly enthusiastic fans, testimony to her 13 years of work and resilience and acclaim. She's a bold and emotive singer who has forged a unique fusion of roots, soul and pop, and her recording sessions at FAME Studio in Muscle Shoals picked up just the right amount of vintage vibe. We get to know an artist who will surely be on ever bigger stages as the coming years unfold. Also, a legendary voice from country music, as I catch up with Opry star Connie Smith on the release of her new project, The Cry of the Heart.