Fresh from his induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter J.D. Souther is in town for two shows at The Dakota.
He's also doing some acting, playing Watty White on the ABC program "Nashville."
He stops by The Daily Circuit to talk about his new album "Midnight in Tokyo," the Southern California sound he helped invent and why he's back playing music after taking a 25-year break.
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Songwriter J.D. Souther Stumbles Into His Role in 'Nashville'
It's not every actor who receives a "good job" email from Don Henley after his TV series premieres, but J.D. Souther isn't your typical thespian. Sharp-eyed music fans may have done a double take when they saw Souther in the role of fictional country music legend Watty White in ABC's addictive new nighttime soap Nashville. (Rolling Stone)
A Pop Zelig On Screen and Off: J D Souther on 'Nashville' and His Colorful Career
If you're going to create a series with a savvy take on the music business, it helps to have someone on hand who's seen it from just about every angle. Exhibit A: J D Souther, the singer, songwriter and sometime actor who currently can be seen lending a graceful believability to Watty White, the country music sage he plays on ABC's "Nashville." (New York Times)
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