On this Gordon Kennedy Interview: the ONE thing Eric Clapton really wanted to know… integrity and other lessons learned from his father, Nashville A-List member Jerry Kennedy… some great stories about working with Jerry Reed, Garth Brooks, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Peter Frampton… the business highs and lows of being a songwriter, being threatened to have to pay back an advance, and the comeback song he never expected, accepting change, being comfortable in his own skin, cool vintage guitars, serendipity, dominoes, David Bowie, looking at the bigger picture and LOADS more stuff. GREAT call with a super cool guy and stories for days! A MUST listen
Gordon Kennedy is a multi-Grammy Award winning songwriter & record producer, and a successful touring & session guitarist in Nashville. He co-wrote the hit song “Change The World,” recorded by Eric Clapton. Gordon was a member of the Christian Rock band White Heart that had many # 1 hits – released 11 Studio LPs from the early 80’s – late 90’s. Gordon then formed another Contemporary Christian band called Dogs of Peace, that released 2 LPs
Gordon’s written loads of hits for artists like Garth Brooks, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss, Stevie Nicks, Faith Hill, Don Henley, Tim McGraw, and Carrie Underwood… and has had multiple tracks licensed in first-tier movies. He’s performed on LPs by Ricky Skaggs, Don Henley, Kenny Loggins, Reba McEntire, Michael McDonald, Leanne Rimes, Bruce Hornsby, Little Big Town & others.