Episode 68: Michael Stevens

Photo by Amanda Chance.

 

Singer, songwriter, and guitar builder Michael Stevens talks about growing up in the Ohio horse culture, the guitar scene in Berkeley, California, building Junior Brown's guit-steel, and remembers his cowboy father. 

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9 comments

  • Mike Barela
    Mike Barela Laredo Texas
    I used to live in Alpine in the nineties and knew Michael Stevens. Great interview!

    I used to live in Alpine in the nineties and knew Michael Stevens. Great interview!

  • Kristy Ferrell-Tipton
    Kristy Ferrell-Tipton Hartwell, GA.
    I went to high school with Mike. Great interview!

    I went to high school with Mike. Great interview!

  • Rick and Linda Stevens
    Rick and Linda Stevens Newcomerstown, Ohio
    Brother and sister-in-law of Michael. Wonderful interview. Got a little choked up there a couple of times!

    Brother and sister-in-law of Michael. Wonderful interview. Got a little choked up there a couple of times!

  • Dan Hamburg
    Dan Hamburg New York City
    Great to hear the story of my old pal Mike! A great craftsman,guitar builder,cowboy,singer/poet and above all,a truly fine gentleman in all respects. A pleasure to know ya!

    Great to hear the story of my old pal Mike! A great craftsman,guitar builder,cowboy,singer/poet and above all,a truly fine gentleman in all respects. A pleasure to know ya!

  • Carl Stokes
    Carl Stokes Slaton Texas
    Wow Andy I haven’t thought about you since Beavers Crossing , glad your still doing your thing!

    Wow Andy I haven’t thought about you since Beavers Crossing , glad your still doing your thing!

  • Al Guzman
    Al Guzman Riverside, CA
    Great interview Mike, you truly complement your guitar building legacy with your singing, song writing, and cowboy background. Thank you for sharing my friend. I worked with Michael when he first joined FMIC.

    Great interview Mike, you truly complement your guitar building legacy with your singing, song writing, and cowboy background. Thank you for sharing my friend. I worked with Michael when he first joined FMIC.

  • mike
    mike Tallgrass Abbey
    Heard your long johns song, and it inspired this sketch (trust me I mean no offense).

    Heard your long johns song, and it inspired this sketch (trust me I mean no offense).

  • Dave
    Dave Conrad
    Just listened to this, Mike. Great interview! Would love visit your shop in Alpine and play one of your LJ guitars!

    Just listened to this, Mike. Great interview! Would love visit your shop in Alpine and play one of your LJ guitars!

  • Mag Hayden
    Mag Hayden Evergreen, CO
    Great interview Mike!! I never heard all those stories about your Dad—

    Great interview Mike!! I never heard all those stories about your Dad—

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