Author Jake Brown discusses “Behind the Boards: Nashville”

Welcome Jake Brown

We’re joined on the Starline by Jake Brown, Author of over 50 books over the last 20 years covering interviews with record producers. His 50th book is “Behind the Boards: Nashville” We welcome Jake Brown.

Let’s go Beyond the Mic Jake, do you remember your first album and which song did you play to death?

How did your parents encourage your love of music?

Which instrument were you the best at and the worst at growing up?

Where did you get the inspiration for the Nashville edition of Behind the Boards?

Producers stay behind the scenes, they make the magic. How difficult was it to get producers to open up? Was it easier with each opportunity you had to talk with them?

Jake Brown is the Author of “Behind the Boards: Nashville” and he joins us Beyond the Mic, which one is your favorite one of the book?

Over the last 50 books what was the biggest challenge in getting people to talk to you?

I remember editing tape with a razor blade and tape. Good ole Analog How has that change made producing better or worse?

Jake Brown is author of “Behind the Boards: Nashville” and we’re going Beyond the Mic. You brought up Frank Rogers, who produced Brad Paisley’s early work and being the 1st over dubber.

You bring up Paul Worley, another favorite from the book was Paul working with Martina McBride on Independence Day by having her sing the chorus acapella before the band came in for the first verse.

The Rockin’ 8

Time is running out, so it’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind.

There is no Pressure.

1. Favorite music to write to?

2. Favorite movie of all time

3. Best comedian?

4. Favorite Sopranos Character

5. Best place you heard a concert and who was the opening act?

6. Worst movie you’ve ever seen

7. Favorite dessert

8. First thought when Lady Antebellum changed their name to Lady A

Jake Brown holding his book Nashville Songwriter Vol. II
Jake Brown with his book “Nashville Songwriter Vol II.”
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Behind the Boards: Nashville
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