JD Andrew and Billy Bob Thornton of The Boxmasters join us to talk music, records, making era-themed albums, memories of Captain Beefheart, writing songs on Frank Zappa's couch, playing the Grand Ole Opry & more!

Topics include:

  • The Boxmasters history with vinyl records
  • Favourite record stores
  • Working with and fixing 8 track tapes
  • The Boxmasters enjoy the vinyl format
  • Making era-themed albums – ’66 and ‘69
  • Making albums, not really thinking about singles
  • Billy Bob’s early records – 1st album
  • Discovering the Columbia Record club
  • Formative records – British Invasion
  • Allman Brothers Live at Filmore East – album cover
  • Original Jim Marshall cover photo and story
  • When Billy Bob discovered Frank Zappa
  • Frank’s couch is in The Boxmasters’ studio
  • Memories of Captain Beefheart
  • Billy Bob’s history with punk rock
  • AJ’s musical heritage / The Chipmunks
  • AJ’s memories of studio mentors
  • The Boxmasters playing at the Grand Ole Opry
  • The magic on Frank Zappa’s couch
  • Interview wrap up

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If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related