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Based in Nashville, TN, songwriter Chris Lindsey ("Every Time I Hear That Song" / Blake Shelton, "Poison and Wine" / The Civil Wars) has set out to discover what makes creative people tick. Starting with what he knows - writing - and branching out to various aspects of the music industry, Pitch List explores what it means to be a songwriter, and ultimately, a person.Join us as we talk with some of music's hit writers at the top of our Pitch List.

Latest Episodes

Ep 47: Devon Gilfillian

EFrom his Music City newbie days of Reggae cover bands and working as a City Winery employee, to Capitol Records recording artist breaking musical and lyrical boundaries, this week’s guest Devon Gilfillian is a perfect example of the Nashville success story. He has since shared the stage with Mavis Staples, Keith Urban, Brothers Osborne, and many more musical icons, and released his first full length record, “Black Hole Rainbow”, earlier this year. Listen on to hear he and Chris discuss the relevance of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On", bond over their love of a good PB&J mid-write, and how Devon ultimately strives to use his art to enact real change in the world.

44 MINJUL 2
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Ep 47: Devon Gilfillian

Ep 46: Josie Dunne

This week, Chris hops on Zoom to chat with rising pop songstress Josie Dunne! Josie has amassed millions of streams on her music, and recently released a brand new EP, “Late Teens / Early Twenties”. Listen on to hear our chat about the legendary Warner/Chappell coffee machine, how working with country writers laid a foundation for strong lyrics and storytelling as a pop artist, recording a music video fully in quarantine, and more. Plus: don’t forget to visit our social media pages to watch Josie’s exclusive performance of her song “Sunday Morning”. We are now proudly a part of the American Songwriter Podcast Network! Click here to learn more about our partnership and the other amazing podcasts involved: https://americansongwriter.com/podcast

46 MINJUN 18
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Ep 46: Josie Dunne

Ep 45: Kree Harrison

EThis episode, Chris sits down with singer/songwriter Kree Harrison. A seasoned writer and performer since a very young age (accolades include repeat performances on the Rosie O’Donnell Show as a child, a runner-up ranking on American Idol Season 12, and collaborations with artists like Kacey Musgraves and Wynonna Judd), Kree has overcome hardship over the years and come up stronger against all odds. Listen on to get the inside scoop on her upcoming debut album, “Chosen Family Tree”, and learn how her art and the Nashville community proved to be truly healing time and time again. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

42 MINMAY 28
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Ep 45: Kree Harrison

Ep 44: Louise Goffin

EThis week, Chris sits down with writer/artist/producer Louise Goffin. Her familiar voice is heard all the way from the theme song of popular TV show ‘Gilmore Girls’, to one of her TEN studio albums, to her own podcast called Song Chronicles. Not a newcomer to the music business, Louise Goffin played her first gig ever at the age of 17 opening for Jackson Browne and has been recording, writing and producing for most of her life. She even recently completed a 6 month audio engineering course at the legendary Blackbird Studio and plans to release yet another new album this year called “Two Different Movies”. Music is absolutely in her blood. Thanks for listening, and don't forget to visit our social media pages to watch the video performance of "Made To Be Good." https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

71 MINMAY 14
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Ep 44: Louise Goffin

Ep 43: Tom Bukovac

EThis week’s episode is for all you guitar-nerds and session players, featuring none other than local legend (and old friend of Chris’), Tom Bukovac! Tom has played on over 500 albums, including projects with icons such as Steven Tyler, Stevie Nicks, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Willie Nelson, and many more. Listen on for some laughs, priceless wisdom, and insight into the working world of the session player. Plus: the time Tom hid in his van at a toga party. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

80 MINAPR 30
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Ep 43: Tom Bukovac

Ep 42: Gordie Sampson

This week, Chris sits down with #1 writer, artist, producer and multi-instrumentalist Gordie Sampson to talk all things songwriting. From recording as a session player to writing powerhouse cuts like “Jesus Take The Wheel”, “This Town Is Killing Me”, “Storm Warning” and many others, Gordie spills his story and knowledge for us. Listen on for our deep dive into staying raw and emotional as you grow, the magic in a day-of demo, and more. Thanks for listening, and stay safe! https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

64 MINAPR 16
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Ep 42: Gordie Sampson

Ep 41: Jessi Alexander

From smash hits like “The Climb” (Miley Cyrus) and tearjerkers like “Mine Would Be You” (Blake Shelton), Jessi Alexander has quite the catalogue - not to mention being a CMA and ACM Song of the Year recipient. But what you might not know about this week's guest is her story of perseverance, as she redefined success over and over again. Dive in - plus, check our socials for Jessi’s video performance of “Damn Country Music” (written by Carly Barlowe, Josh Thompson and Jessi), off her new record! https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

56 MINAPR 2
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Ep 41: Jessi Alexander

Ep 40: Josh Kerr

When Josh Kerr first moved to Nashville, he had a list of 3 people he wanted to write with: Dave Barnes, Sean McConnell, and Keith Urban. Today, he has a song on his new record written with Sean, an ongoing writing relationship with Dave, and a #1 chart-topper with Keith. Chris sits down with Josh this week to chat about his Christian music and trumpet background, writing those hits, and more. And, check out the in-studio performance of Josh’s song “The World Didn’t Stop Spinning” on our social media pages, and thanks for listening! https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

53 MINMAR 19
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Ep 40: Josh Kerr

Ep 39: Jörgen Elofsson

This week, Chris calls up Jorgen Elofsson all the way from Sweden to talk about our favorite things - songwriting, bands our guests were in when they were 17, and more songwriting. This mega-hit maker has penned tracks like “Stronger” (Kelly Clarkson), hits for Britney Spears and many more international chart-toppers. Listen on for chats about the mystical side of creating art (including a psychic Reiki healer that tapped into Jorgen’s creative energy), why so much pop music comes out of Sweden, and lots more. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

62 MINMAR 5
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Ep 39: Jörgen Elofsson

Ep. 38: Dave Barnes

This week, Chris chats with killer writer/artist Dave Barnes (he’s had some serious cuts with artists like Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, Ingrid Michaelson and more). In this episode, learn how to shift your spider senses from “professional songwriter mode” to “personal artistry” and back again, plus you’ll hear their hot takes on celebrating the album “deep cut”. Listen on to hear Chris and Dave drop some truth bombs, while also managing to sneak in your daily dose of inspiration and gratitude too. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

74 MINFEB 20
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Ep. 38: Dave Barnes

Latest Episodes

Ep 47: Devon Gilfillian

EFrom his Music City newbie days of Reggae cover bands and working as a City Winery employee, to Capitol Records recording artist breaking musical and lyrical boundaries, this week’s guest Devon Gilfillian is a perfect example of the Nashville success story. He has since shared the stage with Mavis Staples, Keith Urban, Brothers Osborne, and many more musical icons, and released his first full length record, “Black Hole Rainbow”, earlier this year. Listen on to hear he and Chris discuss the relevance of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On", bond over their love of a good PB&J mid-write, and how Devon ultimately strives to use his art to enact real change in the world.

44 MINJUL 2
Comments
Ep 47: Devon Gilfillian

Ep 46: Josie Dunne

This week, Chris hops on Zoom to chat with rising pop songstress Josie Dunne! Josie has amassed millions of streams on her music, and recently released a brand new EP, “Late Teens / Early Twenties”. Listen on to hear our chat about the legendary Warner/Chappell coffee machine, how working with country writers laid a foundation for strong lyrics and storytelling as a pop artist, recording a music video fully in quarantine, and more. Plus: don’t forget to visit our social media pages to watch Josie’s exclusive performance of her song “Sunday Morning”. We are now proudly a part of the American Songwriter Podcast Network! Click here to learn more about our partnership and the other amazing podcasts involved: https://americansongwriter.com/podcast

46 MINJUN 18
Comments
Ep 46: Josie Dunne

Ep 45: Kree Harrison

EThis episode, Chris sits down with singer/songwriter Kree Harrison. A seasoned writer and performer since a very young age (accolades include repeat performances on the Rosie O’Donnell Show as a child, a runner-up ranking on American Idol Season 12, and collaborations with artists like Kacey Musgraves and Wynonna Judd), Kree has overcome hardship over the years and come up stronger against all odds. Listen on to get the inside scoop on her upcoming debut album, “Chosen Family Tree”, and learn how her art and the Nashville community proved to be truly healing time and time again. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

42 MINMAY 28
Comments
Ep 45: Kree Harrison

Ep 44: Louise Goffin

EThis week, Chris sits down with writer/artist/producer Louise Goffin. Her familiar voice is heard all the way from the theme song of popular TV show ‘Gilmore Girls’, to one of her TEN studio albums, to her own podcast called Song Chronicles. Not a newcomer to the music business, Louise Goffin played her first gig ever at the age of 17 opening for Jackson Browne and has been recording, writing and producing for most of her life. She even recently completed a 6 month audio engineering course at the legendary Blackbird Studio and plans to release yet another new album this year called “Two Different Movies”. Music is absolutely in her blood. Thanks for listening, and don't forget to visit our social media pages to watch the video performance of "Made To Be Good." https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

71 MINMAY 14
Comments
Ep 44: Louise Goffin

Ep 43: Tom Bukovac

EThis week’s episode is for all you guitar-nerds and session players, featuring none other than local legend (and old friend of Chris’), Tom Bukovac! Tom has played on over 500 albums, including projects with icons such as Steven Tyler, Stevie Nicks, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Willie Nelson, and many more. Listen on for some laughs, priceless wisdom, and insight into the working world of the session player. Plus: the time Tom hid in his van at a toga party. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

80 MINAPR 30
Comments
Ep 43: Tom Bukovac

Ep 42: Gordie Sampson

This week, Chris sits down with #1 writer, artist, producer and multi-instrumentalist Gordie Sampson to talk all things songwriting. From recording as a session player to writing powerhouse cuts like “Jesus Take The Wheel”, “This Town Is Killing Me”, “Storm Warning” and many others, Gordie spills his story and knowledge for us. Listen on for our deep dive into staying raw and emotional as you grow, the magic in a day-of demo, and more. Thanks for listening, and stay safe! https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

64 MINAPR 16
Comments
Ep 42: Gordie Sampson

Ep 41: Jessi Alexander

From smash hits like “The Climb” (Miley Cyrus) and tearjerkers like “Mine Would Be You” (Blake Shelton), Jessi Alexander has quite the catalogue - not to mention being a CMA and ACM Song of the Year recipient. But what you might not know about this week's guest is her story of perseverance, as she redefined success over and over again. Dive in - plus, check our socials for Jessi’s video performance of “Damn Country Music” (written by Carly Barlowe, Josh Thompson and Jessi), off her new record! https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

56 MINAPR 2
Comments
Ep 41: Jessi Alexander

Ep 40: Josh Kerr

When Josh Kerr first moved to Nashville, he had a list of 3 people he wanted to write with: Dave Barnes, Sean McConnell, and Keith Urban. Today, he has a song on his new record written with Sean, an ongoing writing relationship with Dave, and a #1 chart-topper with Keith. Chris sits down with Josh this week to chat about his Christian music and trumpet background, writing those hits, and more. And, check out the in-studio performance of Josh’s song “The World Didn’t Stop Spinning” on our social media pages, and thanks for listening! https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

53 MINMAR 19
Comments
Ep 40: Josh Kerr

Ep 39: Jörgen Elofsson

This week, Chris calls up Jorgen Elofsson all the way from Sweden to talk about our favorite things - songwriting, bands our guests were in when they were 17, and more songwriting. This mega-hit maker has penned tracks like “Stronger” (Kelly Clarkson), hits for Britney Spears and many more international chart-toppers. Listen on for chats about the mystical side of creating art (including a psychic Reiki healer that tapped into Jorgen’s creative energy), why so much pop music comes out of Sweden, and lots more. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

62 MINMAR 5
Comments
Ep 39: Jörgen Elofsson

Ep. 38: Dave Barnes

This week, Chris chats with killer writer/artist Dave Barnes (he’s had some serious cuts with artists like Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, Ingrid Michaelson and more). In this episode, learn how to shift your spider senses from “professional songwriter mode” to “personal artistry” and back again, plus you’ll hear their hot takes on celebrating the album “deep cut”. Listen on to hear Chris and Dave drop some truth bombs, while also managing to sneak in your daily dose of inspiration and gratitude too. https://americansongwriter.com/american-songwriter-podcast-network/pitch-list-podcast/

74 MINFEB 20
Comments
Ep. 38: Dave Barnes
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