Curtis Johnson fell in love with music while growing up in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. But when he gave up his job as a disc jockey to support his family, he held on to his dream. Now, he puts on small house-style concerts in an out-of-the-way place, and the shows keep everyone coming back for more.
James Mieczkowski: reporter, producer
Jeremy Markovich: producer, mixer, host
Elizabeth Hudson: editor-in-chief
Music in this episode:
- “Midnight Special,” by Mark Stuart and Stacey Earle, performed in 2012 at the Cook Shack in Union Grove
- “Southbound Passenger Train,” by Doc Watson, performed in the 1970s in Rochester, New York
- “Pick Me Up” and “As Good As It Gets,” by Grace Pettis, performed in 2019 at Powder Horn Mountain
Special Thanks to Daniel Johnson and Curtis Johnson, the Renaissance Man.