Sounds Like: Johnny Paycheck, Bobby Bare, Delaney & Bonnie, JJ Cale, Grateful Dead
Label: Snortin' Horse
Bio: Rich Mahan smiles when he sings. And it’s not just because the songs on the Nashville artist’s freewheeling solo debut Blame Bobby Bare are laced with ribald humor and 101-proof wisdom.
The biggest reason for the guitarist/singer-songwriter’s ear-to-ear grin is that his album features several m...See Full Bio
“By just reading the 10 track titles of Blame Bobby Bare, you know you’re in for a good romp through some hardly serious tunes. With songs like “Mama Found My Bong” and “Rehab’s For Quitters” – and lyrics about nuking gay whales for Jesus – Nashville rocker Rich Mahan knows how to catch listeners off-guard in the best way. His debut solo album is a deadly combination of rock, country and playful wit with serious players to legitimize this collection of humor put to music. Legendary harmonica player PT Gazell and pedal steel guitarist Robby Turner make appearances, and the contributions make the album as irresistible as the smile you can hear on Mahan as he sings, “I believe you should get me another beer.” Bobby Bare must be proud.”
Ask Rich Mahan anything...
Q: Hi Rich, I LOVE your music, my question is silly, are you ticklish? If yes, where are your tickly spots? :)
A: Hey thanks, always love to hear that someone gets happy listening in! Ticklish... not really, but it's been a long time since someone actually attacked, you know how it is, maybe with the right person? Be sure to check out the new band I formed with my mates for more music, The Tangled Hearts: http://www.reverbnation.com/thetangledhearts
Asked by Josephine. Answered on Wed Dec 03 2014All Questions