Lucy’s Record Shop

Hear the stories behind the legendary 90’s Nashville record store and all-ages punk club.

House O’ Lucy, feat. Mary Mancini

Mary Mancini has done a wonderful job of sharing the stories of the kids and caretakers of Lucy’s, but what about Mary?
Posted: Mon December 5, 2022

The Vinylist feat. Doyle Davis

Doyle Davis’ business cards read “Vinylist,” which is so perfect since he’s been a champion of vinyl as a music delivery system his whole life - as a kid picking through his [...]
Posted: Tue October 4, 2022

Fun Girls From Mt. Pilot, feat. Cat, Chris, Donnie & Troy

There is no other band more legendary or more inextricably linked to Lucy’s than the Fun Girls From Mt. Pilot. Chris Fox, Troy Pigue, Charles “Cat” Tidball, and Donnie [...]
Posted: Tue September 20, 2022

12V Negative Earth Part II, feat. Travis Howell

Travis Howell started playing the drums because his dad told him he couldn’t. His first band, No Remorse, was the first metal band to grace the Lucy’s stage and the first and [...]
Posted: Thu September 15, 2022

12V Negative Earth Part I, feat. Joshua Toomey

Joshua Toomey has loved metal ever since he was a kid. He went to metal shows, played bass in metal bands, and is now host of Talk Toomey, the premiere podcast dedicated to [...]
Posted: Mon September 12, 2022

Steel Wheels of Life feat. Dallas Thomas

Dallas Thomas picked up a guitar and became a prolific Lucy’s regular at the tender age of just 14-years-old. We talk about his time at Lucy’s, touring all over the world with [...]
Posted: Tue September 6, 2022

Kids Today (feat. Dru the Drifter)

Do you ever wonder what has and hasn’t changed in the punk DIY community in the last 30 years? To find some answers host Mary Mancini spoke with 17-year-old Dru the Drifter [...]
Posted: Tue August 30, 2022

Chance Encounters (feat. John Rogers)

John Rogers, who first stepped into Lucy’s Record Shop when he was just 14-years-old, is an accomplished writer and photographer who uses his camera to document both the jazz [...]
Posted: Tue August 23, 2022

My God Shaves (feat. Corey Kittrell)

Corey Kittrell’s story is similar to many of the kids who came to Lucy’s. But if we look through the lens of race, it is very, very different. Not many kids who looked like [...]
Posted: Tue August 9, 2022

Buckley’s Record Shop (feat. Randy Fox)

In 2019, music writer Randy Fox discovered a long-forgotten nugget of info - sixteen years before Lucy’s opened its doors at 1707 Church Street in Nashville it was home to [...]
Posted: Tue July 26, 2022

Book Your Own F*ckin’ Life (feat. bert)

They played in a trailer in the middle of some scary woods, slept on the nasty floor of a club, and blew up snack cakes on a dusty back road with Steve Albini. This was life [...]
Posted: Tue July 12, 2022

World’s End (feat. Michele Crow)

Join host Mary Mancini as she digs into the compelling history of Nashville’s gay bars and nightclubs, and reveals what it's really like when a gay bar and a punk club try to [...]
Posted: Tue June 28, 2022