Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter Tenille Townes about:

  • growing up in a small Canadian town
  • her early musical influences, including Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Elvis, Fleetwood Mac and more
  • asking her parents to take singing lessons as a small child
  • getting her first guitar from her grandparents as a 14-year-old
  • moving to Nashville in 2014 as a 19-year-old
  • playing songwriting rounds and listening rooms in Nashville
  • signing a publishing deal with Big Yellow Dog and a record deal with Sony Nashville
  • co-writing her new single, "Somebody's Daughter," with Luke Laird and Barry Dean
  • working with producer Jay Joyce on her upcoming album
  • touring with Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town
  • playing six shows in Europe in October
  • her charitable work with Big Hearts for Big Kids

Podcast Participants:

  • Tenille Townes

  • Jim Casey, editor in chief of NCD

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