Category: Interviews

Excerpts, interviews and stories about people Jack has met on his journeys.

Carly Pearce Debuts New EP: “29” With 80th Grande Ole Opry Appearance

Country Music’s Carly Pearce is celebrating the release of her EP, “29” and will make her 80th appearance at the Grande Ole Opry in Nashville on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. “Every Little Thing” was the first song that Pearce ever wrote with Michael Busbee, her longtime collaborator and producer. They co-wrote what would become her…

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Meeting Willie Nelson

1976 was the Bicentennial of America and it was a big year for me. A journalism major at Southwest Texas State University (SWT), I won statewide in reporting and columnist writing awards for news, entertainment, fine arts and humor. My confidence was high, but being honored as Investigative Reporter of the Year Award at the…

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Kicks On 66, Grins in Uranus

When I asked the legendary comedian Jerry Lewis, who was 83, what the key to happiness is for him, he immediately had an answer. “Do you remember when you were nine years old?” he smiled. “Always be the person you were when you were nine.” I definitely was nine years old Saturday, July 11th. Dodie…

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