Freedom Sings Features Michael McDermott

Longtime musician Michael McDermott has a new album called What in the World that, in addition to the very pertinent title track, is filled with wonderful songs. Michael joins Tim in an array of topics ranging from Stephen King, Donald Trump, suicide, and why keeping a pencil in your teeth for two minutes can make you happier.

Check out the show here!

Scott Cook Featured on Freedom Sings

Musician Scott Cook, who holds dual Canadian and U.S. citizenships, talks to Tim from Alberta, plays a song, and offers insights into current affairs from an international perspective.

Check out this conversation between Scott and Tim on this episode of Freedom Sings: Musicians Talk Activism & Social Change.

New YouTube Series Featuring Musicians

Tim started hosting a new YouTube series called Freedom Sings: Musicians Talk Activism & Social Change, with the first guest being Reed Watson, who is part of the ownership of Single Lock Records in Florence, Ala., and a drummer for several acts including Speckled Bird, which now has a brand-new EP.

Among other topics discussed is Project Say Something and its efforts to move the Confederate monument from the Lauderdale County Courthouse grounds to the Soldiers’ Rest area of the Florence City Cemetery.

Watch the the new show here, and please subscribe to our new YouTube channel!

Eddie Martin Music Video Released

What began as a project for Crimson Clover Creative co-owner Tim W. Jackson to document the making of an album for a friend turned into the first music video produced by Crimson Clover Creative. On March 24, 2020, longtime Shoals area singer and songwriter Eddie Martin released the video for his song “Knot,” which is the first single from his upcoming album called Dagger. Take a look at the video below, and note that Crimson Clover Creative has videography and editing capabilities for your communication needs.

Tim’s Q&A with DittyTV

Over the course of more than a year that Crimson Clover Creative co-owner Tim W. Jackson has been responsible for the DittyTV weekly newsletter, he has featured the DittyTV staff in a “Get to Know” series with VJs and the folks behind the scenes. Recently, the tables were turned, and Tim was the subject of a “Get to Know” segment. To see the Q&A with Tim, visit the DittyTV news site here. DittyTV is operated by The Ditty Foundation. Email newsletters are just one form of communication that can be done for nonprofits and small businesses by the team at Crimson Clover Creative.

Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway

Since you’re here, you should know that we recently co-authored a book! It was published by Menasha Ridge Press in February 2020 and you can find it online or at your local indie bookseller. We live not far from the Alabama portion of the Trace, a beautiful 444-mile National Park that stretches from from Nashville, Tenn., all the way to Natchez, Miss. It’s a must-see and this book will make sure you catch all the good stuff.