Live Show Review: Ron Pope

Ron Pope’s voice sinks into your soul, digging deep to set up camp as it attaches and winds itself around the heartstrings.  Through his earlier works into his recent album Work and its companion EP Worktapes, he continues to be the torchbearer of the independent music scene as he vigilantly brings his sound to the... Continue Reading →

Album Review: Ron Pope – Work

“I had a teacher, she told my mother that she better find me a trade/because boys like me well, we all grow up to be long term guests of the state,” Ron Pope reveals to us in the title track from his upcoming album Work.  From that inauspicious childhood memory, Pope was inspired to take... Continue Reading →

“Baby, I Love You” – New Video from Ron Pope

Ron Pope, our favorite braid-wearing wonder and Nashville-based purveyor of explosive Americana...explosicana (see what we did there?), has put his own unique spin on and unleashed an in-studio performance of Aretha Franklin's "Baby, I Love You," in celebration of her 75th birthday. While you're at it, get pumped for Pope's new album Work (his seventh studio album!), due... Continue Reading →

MCP Exclusive – Behind The Scenes with Ron Pope

Ron Pope, Nashville-based singer/songwriter and all-around force to be reckoned with, has been in the studio diligently working on his next record, which is set for release later this year. Pope and company put their kickstands down at Welcome To 1979, Nashville's largest analog studio, to record; the new album features his signature gut-punching, heart-wrenching storytelling,... Continue Reading →

Interview: Ron Pope

On the eve of the opening show of his current tour, Ron Pope had a slight emergency—his guitar was broken…or so he thought. “It is decidedly unnerving; guitars do this though, they get these phantom issues where they won’t work, and then you can plug it in the next day and it’ll work just fine, or you... Continue Reading →

Album Review: Ron Pope & The Nighthawks

Even though he's called New York home for over a decade, you don’t have to rifle too far into Ron Pope’s music to determine that the man has copious amounts of southern heritage running through his veins. With a classic outlaw-country sound embedded in the anti-Nashville scene in the 1960 and 1970s, Pope sticks to the common... Continue Reading →

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