Posts Tagged ‘Stories Behind Songs’

What Danny Gokey’s Son Said During The Blessing Is Hilarious And Adorable

Danny Gokey joins me in Episode 32 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his new album, “Rise.”   He also explains what his son said while praying over their meal that was both hilarious and adorable. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed When I pray for my son, I declare things over him… It’s important that we be a voice in our kid’s life because… … Continue reading

Hear How This New Tenth Avenue North Song Was Inspired By A Battle With Cancer

Mike, Jason, and Jeff from Tenth Avenue North join me on Episode 31 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Followers.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Jeff (guitarist) shares how “I Have This Hope” was inspired by his sister-in-law’s battle with a rare cancer. My sister-in-law collapsed the day after Christmas and a couple weeks later… test after test after test… they finally… … Continue reading

The Top 7 Most Memorable Artist Revelations Of 2016!

2016 saw the launch of the “More Than The Music Podcast” and so many WAY-FM artists shared previously unknown or hidden parts of their lives. Here’s a look back at the 7 most memorable artist revelations from the show. 7. Josh And Matt Started The Afters Because They Sang Drink Orders At Starbucks In Episode 23, Josh and Matt from The Afters revealed that they had the idea to start the band because customers complimented… … Continue reading

See The New Christmas Tradition Matthew West Started With His Daughters

Matthew West joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his album, “Unto Us: A Christmas Collection,” and a few of his Christmas memories and traditions. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Matthew recently started a new tradition with his daughters, LuLu and Delaney. Each Christmas, he gives them the gift of time and takes them out on a special daddy-daughters date. Today was a… … Continue reading

This Cornhole Game Almost Ruined A TobyMac Concert!

TobyMac joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories from his new album, “Hits Deep Live,” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed TobyMac is super competitive and loves sports, especially cornhole. He’ll start up a cornhole tournament just about anywhere. When family vacation bags/cornhole goes to the next level……BRACKETS!!!! A photo posted by TobyMac (@officialtobymac) on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:15pm PDT Sometimes there are actual trophies. AKA… … Continue reading

Did Jason Roy From Building 429 Listen To My Band’s CD I Gave Him 10 Years Ago?

Jason Roy from Building 429 joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Unashamed.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed I gave Jason a CD of my very first band over 10 years ago at concert. (Pictured below: He’s in the black shirt and I’m in the brown shirt.) I always wondered if he listened to it. I actually remember this day… The answer… … Continue reading

Chris Tomlin Should Let His Wife, Lauren, Pick All Of His Songs

Chris Tomlin joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his new album, “Never Lose Sight.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Chris says it was his wife, Lauren, who first introduced him to “Good Good Father”… one of the biggest songs he’s ever recorded. I’m out on tour and she sends me this song and she’s like, “You’ve got to hear this song.” Now, she has… … Continue reading

Britt Nicole’s Message For Those Being Bullied: “I’ve Been There and It Gets Better.”

Britt Nicole joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind her new self-titled album. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Britt shares how she was bullied as a kid in school and how that inspired the important message in her song, “Better.” It talks about a girl in a classroom… It says like paper planes are being thrown at her and that happened to me in school… It wasn’t… … Continue reading

The Afters As Your Barista Would Be Amazing!

Josh, Matt, Dan, and Jordan from The Afters join me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Live On Forever.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Many relationships begin over coffee and the start of The Afters was no different. Josh and Matt said the idea to begin the band came when they started singing drink orders at Starbucks.  Josh: When kind of got to… … Continue reading

Darren from We Are Messengers Says He’s Needed “Magnify” Recently

Darren from We Are Messengers joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their new self-titled album. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Darren shares how “Magnify” is about putting God first in our lives, drawing closer to Him, and why it’s been a song his family has needed recently. He doesn’t need anything from us to make him more “God,” but He desires to be intimate with… … Continue reading