Daily Discovery: Joseph LeMay, “Redwing”

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ARTIST: Joseph LeMay


BIRTHDATE: February 7, 1990


AMBITIONS: Double placement on Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice, build a house, be an awesome granddad, die happy.

TURN-OFFS: weak coffee, incorrect Big Lebowski quotes (Donny! Please!), labs in bandanas.

TURN-ONS: Kanye, custom MySpace layouts, my 1968 Pyramid Single-wide Trailer, Home Alone 1 & 2.

DREAM GIG: Have Otis come back to life and toss me a mic on “Try A Little Tenderness” or open for Blake Mills.

TV ADDICTIONS: The League, Workaholics, Parks and Rec, and Downton Abbey (PUMPED for that new season on Netflix DAWG!)

CELEBRITY CRUSH: I’m pretty into Chevy Chase, but then again, I’m straight so… Stevie Nicks (’75-’83).

WHAT MAKES A WOMAN SEXY: When she agrees to marry you. No doubt. Shout out to the wife! Whatup Mols!?

5 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN: 1. a pair of rain boots; 2. an adequate amount of handkerchiefs; 3. “The Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis; 4. a picture of his mom and/or dad doing something they told him not to do; 5. a baseball glove.

I NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT: Poor self-esteem and my Kroger card.

I WROTE THIS SONG: in my basement apartment in Nashville while my girlfriend (who’s now my wife) was packing up after staying in town for a long weekend.


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