Adam opens the show talking to John Popper about highlights from his new book, and what parts he’s most worried about his parents reading. They talk about the experience of writing a book, and how the process can be applied to your own life. Dawson chimes in to share his love of Blues Traveler, and the guys listen to some of Adam’s favorite live tracks by the band. John talks about how to capture an audience, and trying to meet the expectations of fans. Later they talk about John’s newborn, and Adam asks John to freestyle with his harmonica based on some other classic tunes. John shares his love of knives and shooting sports, and Dawson shares his own Blues Traveler story. As the show wraps up, John discusses some of the behind the scenes stories of their songs, and the guys talk about their plans for the rest of 2016 and beyond.
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Producers: Mike August, Mike Lynch, and Mike Dawson
Co-Producers: Gary Smith, Chris Laxamana, and Matt Fondiler
Newsgirl: Gina Grad
Sound Effects: Bryan Bishop