Frankie Ballard Talks About His New Album, “El Rio”

Frankie Ballard Talks About His New Album, “El Rio”

NCD managing editor, Jim Casey chats with Frankie Ballard about exercise, growing up in Battle Creek, Mich., his new album, El Rio and more.

Show Participants

  • Frankie Ballard
  • Jim Casey, NCD Managing Editor

Show Notes & Links

Show Quotes

  • “Little early for a guitar player.” Frankie Ballard
  • “It’s hard for me to get my blood movin’ until the sun starts to sink low in the horizon.” Frankie Ballard 
  • “When it’s not winter time—which is most of the year—there are tons of lakes in Michigan and that’s what we do, up there.” Frankie Ballard

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