Lucy’s Record Shop

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

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

Unlocking Memories (Feat. Dr. Jamie Noble)

Dr. James Noble is a BFD neurologist at Columbia in New York City with his own non-profit, Arts and Minds, and a seat on the board of the Michele Obama-adjacent Hip Hop Public [...]
Posted: Tue June 14, 2022

Upslut

Host Mary Mancini sits down with Christine Doza who published her first ‘zine, Upslut, in 1993 to distribute to her classmates and out a predatory male teacher.
Posted: Wed June 1, 2022

Parallel Universe

Join Smilin’ Jay McDowell, guitar-player-turned-upright bassist from the small town of West Lafayette, Indiana, as he takes you on his journey from watching and playing in [...]
Posted: Tue May 24, 2022

Southside Jonny

Host Mary Mancini sits down with merry prankster Jon Sewell, who in the mid-90s was a fish-out-of-water freshman at a private conservative boys school. Then he found punk, his [...]
Posted: Tue May 17, 2022

The Spikes Protect Our Tender Hearts

Host Mary Mancini sits down with poet and artist Christine Hall.
Posted: Tue May 10, 2022

Schtucket! Schtucket! Schtucket!

How did two high school band goofball rule-followers discover punk, scooch their trombone and tenor sax over just a little to make room for a bass guitar and drum kit, and end [...]
Posted: Tue May 3, 2022

House O’ Pain

This is the Lucy’s Record Shop origin story. Host Mary Mancini sits down with Don & April Kendall of House O’ Pain, also known as the other two “tolerant, accessible adult [...]
Posted: Sat April 23, 2022

Lucy’s Record Shop: The Trailer

Thirty years ago in the sleepy southern city of Nashville, TN, Lucy's Record Shop opened its doors. Find out what made Lucy's so special and how it left such a lasting mark..
Posted: Wed April 20, 2022