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The Marty Smith Podcast #18 - Casey Beathard

The Marty Smith Podcast #18 - Casey Beathard

October 5, 2021

Marty sits down with songwriter Casey Beathard to chat about some of his unforgettable tunes, his relationships with legendary artists, and his journey through heartbreaking loss.

The Marty Smith Podcast #17 - Chase Rice

The Marty Smith Podcast #17 - Chase Rice

September 23, 2021

Marty sits down with Chase Rice in the Outsider Studios in Nashville. Chase describes how his early success caused him to lose himself and become someone he didn't necessarily want to be, how living a "normal life" during COVID affected him, and about difficulties living a life as a public figure. Chase also talks about life during the pandemic and his recent trip to Montana to write his new record. Marty and Chase may even have the next big country hit on their hands!

The Marty Smith Podcast #16 - Lee Brice

The Marty Smith Podcast #16 - Lee Brice

September 12, 2021

Marty sits down at Outsider Studios to chat with Lee Brice about his football days, what made him put the ball down and head for Nashville and his amazing path to becoming one of the greats in country music.

The Marty Smith Podcast #15 - Rhett Akins

The Marty Smith Podcast #15 - Rhett Akins

September 1, 2021

Marty sits down with legend Rhett Akins to talk about transitioning from one of the biggest country music artists to one of the biggest country music writers, his relationship with the wildly famous Thomas Rhett (his son, by the way) and his hangout moments with Hank Williams, Jr., Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. It got real hazy on Willie's bus, folks. 

The Marty Smith Podcast #14 - John Crist

The Marty Smith Podcast #14 - John Crist

August 20, 2021

Comedian John Crist joins Marty in a very special episode. We laugh. We cry. We get real. John talks about his experience growing up in a family of 8 children, his first time on stage, and how Marty's intuition helped him get through some hard times.

The Marty Smith Podcast #13 - Luke Combs

The Marty Smith Podcast #13 - Luke Combs

August 10, 2021

Marty welcomes country superstar Luke Combs in Outsider Studios to talk about his journey to success, spending years playing in bars before his big break, his thoughts on not being a “hot” musician, meeting his wife Nicole, and his goal of being the GOAT of country music.

The Marty Smith Podcast #12 - Tracy Lawrence

The Marty Smith Podcast #12 - Tracy Lawrence

August 2, 2021

Marty welcomes country legend Tracy Lawrence into the Outsider Studios to discuss life on the road with George Jones, growing up in Arkansas and how to survive in the country music industry. In April, Tracy released "Volume 1: Stairway To Heaven Highway To Hell", the first in a trilogy of "Hindsight 2020" albums.

The Marty Smith Podcast #11 - Trace Adkins

The Marty Smith Podcast #11 - Trace Adkins

July 21, 2021

Trace Adkins drops by the Outsider Studios with a brand 25th Anniversary album, “The Way I Wanna Go”. Marty and Trace discuss Trace's path to his 25th year in the business, and Trace looks back in the rear view mirror on lessons learned and blessings received. Trace discusses his life as a roughneck on an oil rig, his voice talent, and other fun stories.

The Marty Smith Podcast #10 - Cole Swindell

The Marty Smith Podcast #10 - Cole Swindell

July 15, 2021

In this episode of the Marty Smith Podcast, the first interview recorded at the brand new Outsider Studios, Marty Smith sits down with Cole Swindell for a lengthy conversation about a very unique path to country music stardom. How does a guy go from meeting a country music star at his frat house, to selling t-shirts for that superstar (Luke Bryan), to writing #1 songs not only for other artists in Nashville, but for himself? And what's it like to stick to your guns when one of those superstars (Jason Aldean) desperately begs you for a song that you wrote, but you know that you're the one that should cut it? Enjoy this and much more on this episode of the Marty Smith Podcast from the Outsider Studios. 

The Marty Smith Podcast #9 - Dustin Lynch

The Marty Smith Podcast #9 - Dustin Lynch

July 6, 2021

Marty talks with Dustin Lynch about his path to success, his current single “Thinking ‘Bout You” with MacKenzie Porter, the artists that affected his life, his sports career, and more.