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My Favorite Album with Jeremy Dylan

Mar 10, 2016

Singer, songwriter, actor, owner of a truly fantastic head of hair Sam Palladio is best known as Gunnar Scott in the addictive drama series Nashville, but the English native is also a talented musician with a love for the soothing sensitivity of James Taylor.

We talk about how he discovered JT and the album 'October Road' during his mother's illness, how James Taylor songs helped him land his Nashville role (and how he almost wound up in a Coen Brothers movie), his connection with members of Taylor's family, the reflective nature of Taylor's contemporary songs and how he sort of "ripped off" one of Taylor's most famous lines for a song he wrote about Ron Sexsmith.

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My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the great works of pop music. Each episode features a different songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time - their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs and the album’s influence on their own music.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist and photographer from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins, in addition to many commercials and music videos.

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