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The TC Interview with Dean Brody

This month country star Dean Brody is in the Top Country hot seat answering our rapid fire questions. Thanks Dean for taking the time to do this, we know you’re a busy guy right now out promoting your brand new release, Dirt.  Here’s the dirt from Dean…

What are your top three favorite foods?

DB – Barbecue anything, mashed potatoes, raspberries

What are your top three all-time favorite songs?

DB – ‘Copperhead Road’ – Steve Earle, ‘I’m Over You,’ – Keith Whitley, ‘Sinners Like Me’ – Eric Church

What is your all-time favorite quote?

DB – “It always seems impossible, until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

What is your all-time favorite song lyric?

DB – Copperhead Road, it’s an epic story song.

Who are your two of your favorite songwriters?

DB – Anthony Smith, Steve Earle

Two favorite authors?

DB – Cormac McCarthy, Philip Yancey

Three favorite sports?

DB – Football, Hockey, Mixed Martial Arts

Beatles or Stones? Why?

DB – Beatles. They were Revolutionaries. And they had style. Mick Jagger wore a belly exposing half-shirt from the eighties during Super Bowl half-time a couple years ago. That was it. From then on It has all been Beatles for me

Patsy or Loretta? Why?

DB – Patsy. Her voice had so much power, so much raw emotion.

Garth or Alan?

DB – Alan… Gary Allan;)

Mountain or beach?

DB – That’s a tough one… Depends if the beach is deserted or not. If its deserted, I’ll definitely take the beach.

Favorite spot on the East Coast?


DB – Anywhere on the south shore. The beaches are amazing.

Top three favorite movies?

DB – Gladiator, Cinderella Man, Open Range

What is your favorite sport?

DB – Football

What are your three biggest pet peeves?

DB – Poorly trained dogs

Slow Folks who speed up at passing lanes

Line budders! They give us a clue as to who would be the first to initiate the breakdown of civilized behavior in a crisis. Scary stuff! Beware of the line-budders;) sounds like a Seinfeld episode. Maybe it was. The soup Nazi would not have approved. What was the question?

Who is your favorite Canadian Girl?

DB – My wife. But next would be Rachel McAdams. She’s great.

Stage or studio?

DB – Stage

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 record albums would you want with you? 

DB – Aerosmith – Greatest Hits, Randy Travis – Greatest Hits, Dwight Yoakam – Greatest Hits

What 3 books?

DB – An atlas, The Bible, Building Boats For Dummies

If you could be anything besides a singer, what would you be?

DB – A punter or a well-trained MMA fighter. “Well trained” being the key words.

If you could meet anyone, alive or dead, who would it be?

DB – Nelson Mandela

What is the best advice you were ever given?

DB – A winner is a loser who never gave up.

What are you most proud of?

DB – My kids.