Phil Tanner launches podcast detailing Skillet Lickers history

The Skillet Lickers have announced the launch of a new, limited-edition podcast, “Fiddles and Friends: The Skillet Lickers Story”. Hosted by patriarch Phil Tanner, the show will tell the story of Country music’s longest running band and first supergroup in chronological order, from the early 20th century to the modern day.

The podcast, which will be available on Apple Podcasts and, will officially launch on Wednesday, March 17th with new episodes every two weeks. The current schedule of shows is as follows:

MARCH 17Episode 1: Gid Tanner’s upbringing, Riley Puckett, and the pre-Skillet Lickers days

MARCH 31Episode 2: The Original Skillet Lickers (1926-1930) and the rise to fame

APRIL 14Episode 3: Original Skillet Lickers band member profiles

APRIL 28Episode 4: San Antonio Sessions and the million-seller that changed Country music

MAY 12Episode 5: Gid Tanner’s later years

MAY 26Episode 6: Gordon Tanner and the Junior Skillet Lickers

JUNE 9Episode 7: The “Chicken House” and the Dacula legacy

JUNE 23Episode 8: Modern Day Skillet Lickers (feat. Russ Tanner)

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