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What are Five Musical Influences on Eric Church? [Video]

Eric Church has his own You Tube video channel. You can watch them all here. 

You can see Eric in concert at the Ford Center, April 19.

Take a look at five of his musical influences and see if you can hear it in Eric’s music.

ERIC CHURCH’S FIVE MUSICAL INFLUENCES

as listed in trade publication Country Aircheck, January 26.

  1. AC/DC BACK IN BLACK

“It was the reason I got my first speeding ticket two weeks after getting my driver’s license.”

2. THE BEST OF THE BAND

He listens to it when he makes his own recordings. “They screamed integrity and never came off as musically pompous.”

3. LITTLE FEAT’S SAILIN’ SHOES

“Little Feat and Lowell George are probably the most underrated artists of all time.”

4. A TASTE OF YESTERDAY’S WINE BY MERLE HAGGARD AND GEORGE JONES

“This record happens. It is splendidly ragged.”

5. WILDFLOWERS BY TOM PETTY

“The first record I made out to in high school.”

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