American Songwriter Magazine: Issue Volume 31 No. 4.
Sturgill Simpson sits at a kitchen table in North Nashville, an hour or so before dinnertime. Less than two miles away, the honky-tonks of Lower Broadway are flicking on their neon signs and gearing up for another evening of wild, Jägerbombed partying, fueled by the tourists who head downtown every night in search of drink specials and cover bands. Things are more relaxed in the kitchen, though, where Simpson is busy rattling off a long list of artists who inspired his newest album, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth …. (from the cover story)
To read the rest of our Simpson profile, grab a copy of the May/June 2016 edition. In this issue, you’ll also find features on Hayes Carll, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, and Car Seat Headrest in this edition, as well as a tribute to the songwriting brilliance of Merle Haggard.