Songwriter to Songwriter: Blake Williams

This next installment of David Morris’ Songwriter to Songwriter features his discussion with Blake Williams during World of Bluegrass in Nashville last month.

Blake has a long history in bluegrass, having played banjo with both Lester Flatt and Bill Monroe. These days he performs with his wife Kimberly in The Expedition Show.

He and David talk about how he went from writing memorable banjo tunes to composing lyrics, and his uniquely disciplined approach to his craft.


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David Morris

David Morris is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist, songwriter and upright bass player. He has spent much of his career as a wire service political reporter, including nearly 14 years with The Associated Press and a stint as chief White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, and has recently retired as senior editor for Kiplinger Washington Editors.

  • Jeff Rose

    Great interview of a great guy! A song a day? Wow – you are really setting the bar high. Very cool.