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Cadillac Cowgirl "Nancy Apple" Likes being her own boss and tells us 19 other things about her self and the new album.

Dubbed the reigning "Queen of Country in Memphis" by Memphis Magazine’s City Guide, and the "Princess of Twang" by Memphis' daily paper the Commercial Appeal, Nancy Apple is a Memphis, Tennessee musician, songwriter, producer, radio personality, TV Show hostess, former NARAS executive, (The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) and owner of the independent record label Ringo Records. Apple has been active in promoting the music and culture of Memphis since the early 1980's. She has collaborated in songwriting with Keith Sykes and other professionals in Memphis, Nashville, Tennessee, and Austin, Texas.

She has a brand new CD "Shine" recorded in only four days at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, TN - .(Four songs below) Featuring her new guitar players that include Continental Drifter's Robert Maché as well as Jake Kelly (formerly with Gary Allan). Keith Sykes co-produced along with Nancy, and also guest appears on guitar and background vocals. Other guest artists include Reba Russell, Phoebe Lewis (daughter of Jerry Lee), Robert Nighthawk Tooms, Jimmy Davis and many more celebrated Memphis musicians. Rob McNurlin also appears on a duet with Nancy. 13 tracks include a covers of Wanda Jackson's "Let's Have A Party" and Keith Sykes' "B.I.G.T.I.M.E." Listen to the rest of the album and buy here

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1. WHERE WERE YOU BORN, WHERE DID YOU GROW UP? I was born in San Diego, California but Memphis was always "home." My dad was in the Navy so I grew up all over - Memphis, the farm in Arkansas, San Diego, Asia (the Philippines, Japan, Korea, Okinawa)

2. WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MUSICAL MEMORY? a lot happened all at once - my mom play the heck out of Fats Domino and Harry Belafonte - hearing the Opry and Gospel music on the radio at the farm - the family piling in the car to see the lights at Graceland during Christmas. Also about that same time I remember singing from the middle of the back seat of my parents 64 Ford Fairlane. Big sisters on each side of me as we drove home from the farm in Arkansas across the Mississippi River bridge into Memphis. Buck Owens cranked up on the radio and I knew all the words somehow to Cottonfields.

3. WHAT WAS THE FIRST RECORD YOU OWNED? My mom and sister Sherry were very musically hip. We had everything cool in the house already. Sherry was also a DJ when we lived overseas - BUT, when I first had my own money I went and got a bunch of 45s of stuff we did not already have, Al Green "Let's Stay Together" - America "Horse With No Name" - Neil Young "Heart of Gold" and Staple Singers "I'll Take You There" - seems like there was a Johnny Cash and Betty Wright too - I had some baby sitting money and spent every nickle on records at a Ben Franklin's in Memphis.

4. WHEN AND WHERE WAS YOUR FIRST PERFORMANCE? Sangley Point in the Philippines - school Christmas show 5th grade. The teacher picked me out of the class to do a solo and I was scared to death. The next time was high school in Japan, another school show and I covered an Alice Cooper song with the black eyes makeup and all. The first time I made money at a gig was at a Halloween show in Memphis called Hell On Earth in the 80s. I was on drums with a band called the Hellcats and I dressed up like Cindy Lauper gone cowpunk. I made $17 and some change.

5. WHO IS THE SINGLE BIGGEST MUSICAL INFLUENCE ON YOUR WORK? Sam Phillips and the roster of artists that came out of both his studios in Memphis.

6. WHAT IS THE MOST MEMORABLE CONCERT YOU'VE ATTENDED? I have to declare that I have actually paid money to see Johnny Cash more than any other artist and can remember almost everything about the shows. But as far as HUGE impression - I worked production at Woodstock '99 in Rome, NY and got to stand in the wings while Willie Nelson played and never saw an audience that big in my life. Last summer I worked a couple shows behind the scenes with Bruce Springsteen and I could not get over how many people knew all the words to all his songs. I was in awe both times and often wonder how great that must feel. Now as far as just kick ass shows, the first time I saw Dwight Yoakam, the Mavericks and Chris Isaak I will NEVER forget also.

7. WHAT IS THE MOST MEMORABLE CONCERT YOU'VE PLAYED? This past summer I did a show with Wanda Jackson at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In '05 on tour with Rob McNurlin in Marble Falls, Texas, he and I sang Amazing Grace accapella and had a magic moment that maybe no one else got, but we nailed that sucker. And just a couple weeks ago at a BBQ joint in Memphis Carla Thomas was in the house and I asked her to sit in and she did on a gospel medley.

8. WHAT IS THE WORST JOB YOU'VE EVER HAD? I lasted one afternoon as a bartender at a club called Poor Reds in Memphis. I don't drink much, and apparently I can't even poor a beer right.

9. WHAT DO YOU THINK IS MEANT BY THE WORD ARTIST? A person who tugs at you emotionally with what they create.

10. WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING AT THE MOMENT - Woody Guthrie - A Life and Go Cat Go the Life and Times of Carl Perkins

11. IS THE MUSIC INDUSTRY BETTER NOW OR WHEN YOU STARTED - I am really happy to be where I am now with a few groceries in fridge and gas in the car. I like being my own boss.

12. WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SONG YOU'VE WRITTEN (AT THE MOMENT) one that I have not recorded yet, called Box Of Moonlight / My My Baby - I keep wishing that if the guy I wrote if for/about ever heard it he would fall for me, LOL!

13. WHAT IS THE FAVOURITE SONG SOMEONE ELSE HAS WRITTEN (AT THE MOMENT)? A song by Duane Jarvis called If That's All You Need, also I love the Dylan song Threw It All Away - now if I could EVER write a song like that, MAN!!

14. WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT MODERN LIFE? Vintage guitars, cars and microphones.

15. WHAT'S THE WORST? I really had hoped to be hovering around in a Jetson mobile by now.

16. WHAT SINGLE THING HAS HELPED YOU MOST IN YOUR CAREER? I think being friends at a young age with a lot of Memphis music makers who let me tag along. That and having to move a lot as a kid, makes times like 13 days 4000 miles alone in a car easier.

17. WHAT SINGLE THING HAS HINDERED YOUR CAREER? Myself, and my independence.

18. WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE DRINK? I like those little cokes in the tiny glass bottles - if I drink alcohol I like Kaulah with milk, sort of a sissy drink I know. Once in a very blue moon tequilla.

19. WHO'S YOUR FAVOURITE POLITICIAN? I like President Obama right now, and his message of hope.

20. WHAT WOULD BE THE BEST THING THAT COULD HAPPEN IN 2010. I would get to tour Europe playing music, I never have and have wanted to for as long as I remember. I have been all over Asia playing, but ever since I was about 10 or 11 I have had visions of Copenhagen in my head - even used to have posters on my wall of random places overseas. No idea if anyone would even like my songs or not, but always wanted to give it the good ole American try...

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Comment by Jefferson Ross on January 19, 2010 at 13:51
LOVVVVVVE NANCY APPLE!!!


She's the swingingest kitty kat in Memphis. Always tasty and hip. Nancy boogies and she woogies as well!!!

Good job featuring our West Tennessee bearer of the twang torch.

Yee-haw-

Jefferson

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December 2018
1
Malford Milligan
75 pts.
Life Will Humble You
Royal Family Records
JF,FB
2
JD McPherson
61 pts.
Socks
New West Records
CVL,DHO,MVP,MB
3
Rosanne Cash
50 pts.
She Remembers Everything
Blue Note Records
WR,BP,JSM,HB
4
Ad Vanderveen
45 pts.
I Was Hank William
Blue Rose Records
TK,LM,BM,JB
5
John Hiatt
44 pts.
The Eclipse Sessions
New West
FC
6
The Yearlings
41 pts.
Skywriting
Lonely Sounds Records
EZ
7
Tip Jar
40 pts.
Onward
Independent
FS
8
Nathan Bell
39 pts.
Loves Bones & Stars
Angry Stick Recording Co.
RB,SZ,PG
9
The Brother Brothers
38 pts.
Some People I Know
Compass Records
BK
10
Richard Dobson
30 pts.
I Hear Singing
Brambus Records
JS,NC
11
Steve Forbert
29 pts.
The Magic Tree
Blue Rose Music
PR
12
J.P. Harris
28 pts.
Sometimes Dogs Bark At Nothing
Free Dirt Records
TJ
13
The Bottle Rockets
24 pts.
Bit Logic
Bloodshot Records
GS,PKO
14
Rodney Crowell
23 pts.
Christmas Everywhere
New West
 
15
Christian Kjellvander
22 pts.
Wild Hxmans
Tapete
 
16
Erin Costelo
21 pts.
Sweet Marie
Compass Records
PJ
17
Colter Wall
20 pts.
Songs of the Plains
Young Mary's Record
 
18
The Hillbenders
19 pts.
The Hillbenders
Compass Records
FH
19
Eric Bibb
18 pts.
Global Griot
Stony Plain
 
 
Karine Polwart
18 pts.
Laws of Motion
Hudson Records
HH,KG
21
Carson McHone
17 pts.
Carousel
Nine Mile Records
 
 
Malcolm Holcombe
17 pts.
Come Hell Or High Water
Gypsy Eyes Music
MF
23
Ben Bedford
16 pts.
The Hermit's Spyglass
Cavalier Recordings
SP
 
Craig Moreau
16 pts.
A Different Kind Of Train
Independent
MP
 
David Olney
16 pts.
This Side Or The Other
Black Hen Music

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