Walking The Floor Podcast

Walking The Floor

Walk the floor with Chris Shiflett as he interviews all manner of interesting people and tries to find out what makes them tick.

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On today’s episode Chris talks to the hottest name in Country music today, singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson.

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Episode 1

Chris interviews legendary Bakersfield singer-songwriter Red Simpson

Episode 2

Chris talks to John Doe (X, Knitters, John Doe Thing, etc.) about punk rock, acting, horses, and more

Episode 3

On this week’s episode Chris talks to Nicholaus Arson from The Hives about his musical influences, the Swedish eye for vintage style, and making records. Nick even settles a bet between Chris and his kids.

Episode 4

This week Chris travels to Oxnard, CA to chat with world famous boxing trainer Robert Garcia about growing up in a boxing family, his transition from fighter to trainer, the upcoming bout between Brandon Rios and Manny Pacquaio and a whole lot more!

Episode 5

This week Chris chats with Joe Saunders, grandson of Bakersfield country singer Billy Mize, about his new documentary “Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound.”

Episode 6

This week Chris interviews the reigning king of California country music, Dwight Yoakam.

Episode 7

On this weeks edition of Walking The Floor, Chris continues his conversation with country music legend Dwight Yoakam.

Episode 8

This week Chris travels to Bakersfield, California to talk to guitarist/sideman Tommy Hays about his life and the golden age of the Bakersfield Sound.

Episode 9

This week Chris sits upstairs at McCabes Guitar Shop in a dusty little room crowded with old guitar cases, and talks to punk-rock-and-roll-folk-lifer Peter Case about his wild adventures and the artists life.

Episode 10

This week Chris continues his conversation with Peter Case.

Episode 11

This week Chris talks to his buddy Jonny “Two Bags” Wickersham (Social Distortion) about the joy of disco music AND discovering punk rock in Mammoth, CA from a guy with a rat tail and a Sting haircut.

Episode 12

This week Chris This week Chris sits down to talk with singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor Steve Earle.

Episode 13

This week Chris speaks with Thomas Frank, historian and author of “What’s The Matter With Kansas?”. He is currently a columnist at Salon.com

Episode 14

This week Chris sits down with Matt Skiba, the singer and guitarist of Alkaline Trio

Episode 15

This week Chris talks to one of the kings of the Tele-Twang – Redd Volkaert!

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Episode 16

This week Chris talks to honky-tonk picker Kenny Vaughan, of Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives

Episode 17

This week Chris talks to ambassador of rock’n’roll, Sami Yaffa (Hanoi Rocks, NY Dolls, Michael Monroe Band)

Episode 18

This week Chris interviews photographer/director/talk show host Sam Jones (Off Camera)

Episode 19

This week Chris interviews upright bass specialist Kevin Smith (Willie Nelson Family Band)

Episode 20

This week Chris interviews solo artist/songwriter/guitar slinger Keith Gattis

Episode 21

On this week’s “Walking The Floor”, Chris talks with pro surfer Conner Coffin

Episode 22

On this week’s “Walking The Floor”, Chris talks with alternative country singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks

Episode 23

On this week’s “Walking The Floor”, Chris talks with Grammy award winning Country singer / guitarist Brad Paisley.

Episode 24

On this week’s “Walking The Floor”, Chris continues his talk with Grammy award winning Country singer / guitarist Brad Paisley.

Episode 25

This week Chris talks with the owners of Chicago-based Insurgent Country label Bloodshot Records, Rob and Nan.

Episode 26

On this weeks podcast Chris talks to longtime surf filmmaker, Jack McCoy, about all things surfing, stoke and aloha!

Episode 27

Los Angeles based Seattle native, Brian Whelan, walks us through his journey coming up through the LA roots scene, from joining Dwight Yoakam’s band to committing full time as a solo artist.

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