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Nashville musician, songwriter Lee Roy Parnell’s incredible life journey

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Lee Roy Parnell at home in Nashville with correspondent Tom Wilmer

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a visit with songwriter/musician Lee Roy Parnell at his Nashville home as he shares tales of his incredible musical journey through life.

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Lee Roy Parnell playing around in his Nashville living room

Parnell’s musical journey got his kick-start as a six year-old when he sang on the radio with Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys.

Come along and join the conversation to learn the rest of the story of Parnell’s musical life journey, including friendships with Willie, Waylon and the rest of the gang.

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Tom Wilmer (left) with Lee Roy Parnell

Funding for Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer is provided by the Foundation at Hearst Castle

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Conserving the past to inspire future generations of dreamers and preserving the legacy of Julia Morgan.

Experience authentically curated historical events that recreate what it was like to be a guest of William Randolph Hearst. Learn more about becoming a supporting member of the Foundation at Hearst Castle.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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