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Set It Straight: Myths and Legends

Amazon Music | Midland

Country Music is full of tall tales and legends. Fortunately, we found the guys that can separate fact from fiction. Every Wednesday, join the boys from the GRAMMY-nominated band Midland for Set It Straight: Myths and Legends, as they attempt to uncover the truth behind infamous stories of country music history. Featured guests this season include Garth Brooks, Martina McBride, Darius Rucker, Wynonna Judd, and many more.

Listen to new episodes of Set It Straight: Myths and Legends every Wednesday, only on Amazon Music.

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Our Editor's Take

Country music has manufactured myths from the moment it manifested out of the American South in the 1920s. What else would one expect from a genre built on balladry invoking nomadic wandering and the indelible quest for romance? As the name suggests, the Amazon Music podcast Set It Straight: Myths and Legends is here to set the record straight. It separates fact from fiction while paying homage to over a century's worth of famous tunes. Want to know the background behind some of the most legendary stories in the country music scene? This is a podcast for music history lovers.

With a new episode every Wednesday, hosts and Midland bandmates Mark Wystrach (lead vocalist), Cameron Duddy (bass player/vocalist), and Jess Carson (guitarist) are joined by a veritable who's who of country music royalty and artistic heroes. They revisit some of the genre's most notorious stories in each episode. Is there any truth to the rumor that Garth Brooks once signed autographs for 23 hours straight at a meet-and-greet? Was Martina McBride selling merch on a Garth Brooks tour when he offered her the opening slot? Did the Judds play their first gig after releasing a number one hit single? Wynonna Judd sets the record straight on country music folklore, and the truth might surprise listeners.

On this podcast, the hits keep coming. Stars from Darius Rucker to Matthew McConaughey get a moment to shine, dissecting the tall tales of country music with candid charm and a mountain of respect. Midland's Wystrach, Duddy, and Carson are tremendous hosts, letting the stories flow while bringing their own impeccable country credentials to the mix.

An Amazon Music original podcast, Set it Straight: Myths and Legends is an absolute must-listen for fans of Dolly Parton, Jake Brennan, Garth Brooks, and all things Nashville. Sometimes, a great story is just that, but often the truth is even more incredible.

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