Mike Ryan Talks About His Texas Roots, Musical Family, New Album, “Blink You’ll Miss It” + Performs Title Track

Mike Ryan Talks About His Texas Roots, Musical Family, New Album, “Blink You’ll Miss It” + Performs Title Track

Jim Casey talks to Mike Ryan about:

  • having a very successful 2017
  • growing up in San Antonio, Texas
  • his musical family, including parents and grandfather
  • singing in the school and church choirs
  • his musical influences, including country and rock
  • catching Elton John in concert in Las Vegas
  • going to college at the University of North Texas
  • visiting Nashville to co-write with other artists
  • co-writing Brad Paisley’s Top 20 single, “Last Time for Everything”
  • releasing his new album, Blink You’ll Miss It
  • writing and recording one of his favorite songs, “New Hometown”
  • recording the Chris Stapleton-penned song, “One Way”
  • learning to play piano on “Sad Song”
  • playing an upcoming show at ACL’s Moody Theater

Mike performs:

  • “Blink You’ll Miss It”

Participants:

  • Mike Ryan
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

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