Eric Gibson talks songwriting and more

David Morris caught up with Eric Gibson, one half of the Gibson Brothers, as IBMA week in Raleigh was winding down last month. They talked about songwriting and a loose concept for the brothers’ next album. Eric also shared some reflections on reaching such a pinnacle of success as being named IBMA Entertainers of the Year for the past two years.

 

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David Morris

David Morris, an award-winning songwriter and journalist, has written for Bluegrass Today since its inception. He joined its predecessor, The Bluegrass Blog, in 2010. His 40-year career in journalism included more than 13 years with The Associated Press, a stint as chief White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, and several top editing jobs in Washington, D.C. He is a life member of IBMA and the DC Bluegrass Union. He and co-writers won the bluegrass category in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest in 2015.

  • Kevin Landon

    …they’ve written some good tunes, but if we’re being honest (which ain’t the bluegrass way, I know), they’ve also written some of the most obvious filler committed to disk.