Hear Justin Townes Earle, Chris Shiflett Talk Addiction, Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged’


Singer discusses his new album ‘Kids in the Street’ and old Nashville on Shiflett’s ‘Walking the Floor’ podcast


Original Source: rollingstone.com

“He was a junkie; I’m a gangster.” So says Justin Townes Earle, summarizing the differences between his own substance abuse issues and those that once haunted the career of his father Steve Earle during the 1980s and early 1990s. As the guest on this week’s episode of Walking the Floor, the younger Earle – whose new album Kids in the Street was released in May – talks honestly and humorously about his unique career, painting the picture of a pre-growth spurt Nashville, a post-prison Steve Earle and the unexpected effect of Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in New York on a young generation of folkies-in-training…click here to continue reading