We’re joined on the Starline by a gold selling artist with five #1, 16 top 10 singles and so many awards. He’s on tour and still asking “Why Lady Why”. We welcome country star Gary Morris.
Gary, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You have had an amazing life, singing in night clubs, writing jingles, writing hits. Why does music touch your soul?
You’ve won CMA’s and ACM’s for your music, but now that she is gone, what are your memories of your command performance before the late Queen Elizabeth II?
You believe in helping veterans. When was the moment you felt you were called to help and how has this philanthropy changed you?
I hear there is something going on for Christmas this year?
How did “Sense of Pride” change the way you look at the world and yourself?
The Rockin’ 8:
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 place in Nashville?
2. Favorite leftover?
3. Best place growing up in North Richland Hills?
4. Best Broadway show you have ever seen, not performed in?
5. Fisherman tell fish tales. What’s the biggest catch fly fishing?
6. Moment you cherish the most with your kids?
7. Which artist do you miss the most?
8. Yes or no, do you believe artists should censor their work so they don’t offend anyone?
The Back Half with:
What’s your favorite memory of Crystal Gayle?
Has Nashville changed for the better or worse in the last 20 years?
How many songs have you written that no one has seen or heard?
When people come see you play a show, what should they expect?
Acting, singing, charity work, a life filled with giving your talents. Do you have any regrets?
One Big Question:
After many years of learning, singing and loving, what’s your message for the world?
When was the day you felt all your dreams came true?
So what’s your next dream?
Where can people find you online?
He’s a doer not a dreamer, almost a minister of music, Vietnam draft # was 12 and once broke all the rules with Queen Elizabeth II. Coming to city near you. We thank the talented Gary Morris for taking the time to talk with us today.
And that my friends is Beyond the Mic.
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