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Exclusive Interview with Matt Kennon

Matt Kennon

About Matt Kennon

Why country music ?
~ It started off Rock in the 80s. Then Travis Tritt turned me onto Country Music….the rest was history.

If everything would be possible (waking the dead included) , which two people should sing the ultimate country duet?
~ Mitchell Tenpenny and Carrie Underwood!!!

What song you ever recorded means the most to you and why?
~ Medal For A Broken Heart, it’s a true story about a Grandpa figure I had In my life s few years back.

Who would you like to write a song for you?
~ Nikki Sixx would be cool!

What is the one thing that readers/fans would be surprised to know about you?
~ That I have $15,000-$20,000 in Tatts I got 20 years ago.

Give us one country song you never want to hear on radio anymore and tell us why.
~ I can’t pinpoint a song I don’t wanna hear but I do wanna hear more story songs like the 90s and early 2000s country!

What is the question interviewers never seem to ask you and…you wish they would?
~ Who is my Fanbase? Every broken person in America and Everyone going thru or has made it thru tough times. So pretty much EVERYONE! Ha!!

Describe the ultimate recording studio
~ The House Of Blues-The Vibe is All there. I like the Rukkus Room, Loud Studio, and many others-Demo studios sometimes are where the Magic is made too.

Johnny or June ?
~ Johnny was The Man, But June was The Lady that I believe changed his life the good.

Are you still nervous before going on stage and if so, do you use any “rituals” to calm you nerves.
~ Sometimes outta The Gate. I like eating Lays Original Potato chips before performing….and having a phone call with my daughter before the show.

What was the most memorable day in your musical career and tell us why.
~ 11/27/2009 my Grand Ole Opry debut at The Ryman.

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