Pour a drink & put on another record—these are the songs & podcasts we’re listening to this month.
Mississippi born, American singer and guitarist Charley Pride was one of three Black members of the Grand Old Opry. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2000.
Know for his intense and rhythmic guitar style, Richard Havens music encompasses elements of folk, soul, rhythm, and blues. He was the opening act at Woodstock.
TOWNES VAN ZANDT, SOMEBODY HAD TO WRITE IT
With an understated voice that quietly overflowed with melancholy, humor, and insight, Townes Van Zandt was an icon of American songwriting.
CHRIS STAPLETON, STARTING OVER
Starting Over is the fourth studio album by Nashville based country music singer Chris Stapleton.
Paul Cauthen’s powerful baritone is reminiscent of Johnny Cash—rich and clear with soul beyond his years. Rolling Stone named him one of the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know.” Pay special attention to “Cocaine Country Dancing” from his album Room 41. Paul is on heavy rotation in our creative department.” — Brian Benthin, Director of Creative Operations
STURGILL SIMPSON, CUTTIN GRASS
Sturgill is back. He went back to his discography and spun some of his classics with a bluegrass sound. A must-listen for any country or bluegrass fan.
HOW TO SAVE A PLANET
“In this podcast, a scientist and journalist team up to unpack how current events shape and affect the natural world. Every episode is really eye-opening, but done with humor and intelligence that never condescends.” — Luis Cancel, Senior Brand Communications & Copy Manager
TRAMPLED BY TURTLES
American bluegrass/folk-rock band from Duluth, Minnesota.
DEVIL MAKES THREE
The Devil Makes Three blends blues and country roots with bluegrass, ragtime, and jug band influences. A perfect playlist for the next time you’re sitting around a campfire.
DUCKS UNLIMITED PODCAST
Not just another hunting podcast, Ducks Unlimited (DU) dives into all things waterfowl from hunting tips to waterfowl biology & research, to habitat updates.
THIS IS LOVE: THE WOLVES
The absolutely incredible true story of how a scrawny young wolf in Yellowstone National Park, the runt of his pack, beat the odds to become a pack leader of his own and a legend to the locals. This captivating story hits on family dynamics, compassion, and leadership.