Author and podcaster Paul Myers wanted to be a rock star, not a journalist and storyteller. But his career has taken him to some amazing places. He’s written books about Long John Baldry, Todd Rundgren, the Barenaked Ladies, and The Kids in the Hall. He’s interviewed Elton John, and spent time in Alcatraz with Stevie Nicks. He’s working on a new book about comedian John Candy. And he's the host of the fascinating Record Store Day podcast. In this episode of Digging Deep, we learn about Paul's creative family, where his love of music began, and delve into the connection between music and memory. He also talks about luck, taking chances, and embracing change. Paul speaks candidly about his relationship with alcohol, and how a question from his wife more than 20 years ago put him on the path to sobriety. And, he tells the story of how an interview with the legendary Randy Bachman ended up with Paul joining him on stage for a concert and even getting an invitation to his wedding.
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