Thursday, March 24, 2022


Award-winning broadcaster and podcaster, Candy O’Terry and Music City Mentor, Jacy Dawn Valeras have released a new episode in their joint podcast project, Country Music Success Stories. This latest podcast is an intimate conversation with Multi-Award winning songwriter Lindy Robbins from Los Angeles whose hits include songs by many of the top artists in the music industry. Subscribe to the podcast here and listen on all podcast platforms here.

“I really enjoyed my interview with Candy and Jacy. They had done their research and were really well prepared, so the questions helped me to both reflect on and appreciate my career in a new way, and I appreciated their professional but down to earth approach,” shared Lindy Robbins.

“Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would sit in a backyard garden, just outside of Los Angeles with multi-format songwriter Lindy Robbins. For a look inside the heart and soul of a hitmaker, hit that download button on this very special episode of our podcast,” shared host of Country Music Success Stories, Candy O’Terry.

“Lindy is a great example of a songwriting success story. Her hits crossover genres and are some of the biggest songs in modern music. Her words of wisdom and advice for young writers is spot on and it was a true honor getting to spend time with her,” related co-host of Country Music Success Stories, Jacy Dawn Valeras.

Past guests have included Anthony Resta, Jim Vest, Pam Lewis, Jim Messina, Jamie O’Neal, Sonny LeMaire, Bobby Tomberlin, Frank Myers, Lily Isaac, Chris Lindsay, Bill Anderson, John Schneider, Collin Raye, Aimee Mayo, John and Robin Berry, Steve Dorff, Naomi Judd, Jeannie Seely, Crystal Gayle, Lori McKenna, Karen Staley, Kent Blazy, Larry Strickland, T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang.

The popular podcast made its debut in the top 25 on Apple Podcasts USA Music Interviews Chart and has been picked up by iHeartMedia, the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally, and RADIO.COM, which is powered by Entercom, the second-largest radio group in the country and the top podcast producer which includes 800+ streaming stations across the US.

In this Nashville-based podcast, radio legend and master interviewer Candy O’Terry goes straight to the pros to hear their stories. From singers to producers, songwriters to record label executives, radio programmers and DJs, to PR and marketing pros, every episode is a deep dive into what it takes to succeed in the country music industry. If you want to make it in Nashville, you need a roadmap. Music City Mentor and Founder of Platinum Circle Media, Jacy Dawn Valeras provides valuable advice about everything from writer’s rounds to online marketing and building a network that will go the distance.

After spending a week together in Nashville with the idea of doing a four-part series for O’Terry’s award-winning podcast and radio program, The Story Behind Her Success, the two realized that the city was rich with stories to tell and that a platform for music industry stories, combined with the rich content Valeras had accumulated through her YouTube series, might be a hit. As lifelong singers and country music fans, Candy and Jacy have a clear vision of the guests they seek. “We’re on the lookout for women and men who aren’t afraid to tell the world how they got to where they are today in the music business, including the good times when they were riding high and the bad times when they were on the verge of giving up. These stories are meant to teach and inspire others to take a chance on living their dreams.”

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