XXVI: Old Enough to See Hank - Craig Havighurst


cover photo by Ed Rode

cover photo by Ed Rode

 Old Enough to See Hank: If you move to Nashville to become something other than a musician, it’s to become Craig Havighurst. He’s a writer, a multi-media producer, the show journalist for Music City Roots, and the music news producer of WMOT Roots Radio 89.5, an NPR affiliate dedicated to Americana and the Nashville music scene. He’s the host of The String and the author of Air Castle of the South, WSM and the Making of Music City. In episode 26 of The Path to Authenticity, Craig talks about the origins of his love for music and recounts the progression of his career in music journalism. You’ll also hear his take on the new Ken Burns documentary on the history of country music as well as his next book.  To learn more about the Craig, click here. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.

© Copyright 2019, Tom Gentry; Music: Infinite Content - Arcade Fire, I Won’t Be Home No More – Hank Williams, Hot Burrito #1 – The Flying Burrito Brothers, Freight Train – Elizabeth Cotten, performance rights acquired from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI).



X: Without Judgement - Brian Phillips


photo by Ian Kasnoff

photo by Ian Kasnoff

Without Judgement - After growing up in a small Ohio town, Brian Phillips found healing in his artistry and a home in Texas. In this episode, we hear how Brian came to use one man’s trash to create another man’s treasure. He talks about the roots of his career in design and screen printing. We hear what inspires his work and how grateful he is that the way he makes his living amounts to a de facto meditation practice. We touch on a range of topics, including depression, classic country music, and the unlikely place where Brian got his first break as a visual artist. Hear his conversation with host, Tom Gentry, on episode 11 of The Path to Authenticity. To Learn more about Brian, click here. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.

© Copyright 2019, Tom Gentry; Music: Infinite Content - Arcade Fire, Why Baby Why – George Jones, Stay a Little Longer – Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Also Sprach Zarathustra – unknown, performance rights acquired from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI).



X: Without Judgement - Brian Phillips


photo by Ian Kasnoff

photo by Ian Kasnoff

After growing up in a small Ohio town, Brian Phillips found healing in his artistry and a home in Texas. In this episode, we hear how Brian came to use one man’s trash to create another man’s treasure. He talks about the roots of his career in design and screen printing. We hear what inspires his work and how grateful he is that the way he makes his living amounts to a de facto meditation practice. We touch on a range of topics, including depression, classic country music, and the unlikely place where Brian got his first break as a visual artist. Hear his conversation with host, Tom Gentry, on episode 11 of The Path to Authenticity. To Learn more about Brian, click here. Visit tomgentry.net. Email us at thepathtoauthenticity@gmail.com. Find the show on Patreon. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Instagram.

© Copyright 2019, Tom Gentry; Why Baby Why – George Jones, Stay a Little Longer – Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Also Sprach Zarathustra – unknown, performance rights acquired from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)