Nashville producer Elliot Lieberman discovers Charlotte and her boyfriend, guitar player Davis Gabbert, at The Golden Light in Amarillo, TX and invites them to Nashville to test out their songwriting legs. After a cross-country drive and a night of no sleep in their new dump of a duplex, Charlotte and Davis land a writing session with well-known Nashville songwriter Marshall Tracy.  Find Make It Up As We Go on the iHeartRadio App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke Bobby Bones, As Himself Joe Sayles, Dennis Quaid Davis Gabbert, Rob Mayes Elliot Lieberman, Zach Selwyn  Marshall Tracy, Michael Raymond-James Jacob (assistant) Jameson Moss Jeff (songwriter) Brooks Hudgins Paul (songwriter) Phil Bogard  Roadie, Dub Cornett Radio announcer, Jesse Siebenberg Learn more about your ad-choices at
"Bear and a Banjo" received two nominations, Best Writing and Best Original Music/Sound Design in a Podcast respectively. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Bear and a Banjo was listed as one of the best music podcasts of 2019 by Variety. This bonus episode features an intimate performance from the Winston House in Los Angeles. Hear the first ever live performance of the music from the podcast plus a Q and A with series creator Jared Gutstadt and his musical partner / imaginary bandmate Poo Bear, moderated by Winston House founder Corey McGuire. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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