The Red Ant: Stories of a Nashville Sideman

Bill Wence

"The Red Ant" is a nickname given to keyboardist Bill Wence by Tom T. Hall. In this podcast, we hear stories of Bill's music career told by Bill himself. We hear about his start in Salinas in the late 50s, through his years performing in Alaska in the 60s, to his sideman days in Nashville in the 70s and 80s – playing with such country music notables as Tom T. Hall, Bobby Bare, Slim Whitman, Jeannie C. Riley, Wanda Jackson, and many others. Join Bill as he spins tales of adventure from his decadeslong career. read less