Paul Sanchez, New Orleans Songwriter
Paul Sanchez is the best songwriter in New Orleans. He’s been writing songs and telling stories since he was six years old. Join us as we talk about New Orleans, music and storytelling.
Learn about the earliest days of Paul’s former band Cowboy Mouth, his connection to Steven Soderbergh, and who has the best singing voice in New Orleans.
This interview first aired in October 2016. My interview skills have improved since then, but listening to this one today made me smile. I hope it brings joy to you as well.
Give it a listen then check out Paul’s music online. His first solo release was Jet, Black and Jealous (1992). It’s still one of my favorite albums by any singer songwriter.
Previous Episodes Mentioned
Beyond Bourbon Street Sponsors
Two Chicks Walking Tours
If you love New Orleans, you’ve probably wandered through the Garden District. It is beautiful, but it really comes to life when you have a guide who can tell you about the history and about the people who live there.
On a Two Chicks Walking tour you learn about the architecture, the residents and more. You also get to tour Lafayette Cemetery, just across the street from Commander’s Palace.
Two Chicks keeps their tour groups small and offers a more intimate experience than most. You’ll have time to ask your questions and really walk away getting an insider’s perspective of the Garden District.
Two Chicks also offers tours of St. Louis Cemetery #1 and the Ladies of the Night tour. Whatever you choose, know you will be in great hands and will have a wonderful time. Use code BEYOND and save 15%. twochickswalkingtours.com
Liz Wood Realty
Have you decided to move to New Orleans?
If so, let Liz Wood and her team over at Liz Wood Realty help you find the right place. They can help whether you plan to rent or purchase the home of your dreams!
New Orleans is a terrific city, but choosing the neighborhood that’s the best fit for you can be overwhelming. Liz makes the process fun and easy.
Reach out to Liz at lizwoodrealty.com and make your dream of living in New Orleans a reality! Several members of our community have done just that and are thrilled with their new homes! You will be, too!
The Old 77 Hotel and Chandlery
When you’re ready to make your plans to visit New Orleans, you’ll need a place to stay!
The Old 77 is ideally situated in the Warehouse District, just three blocks from the French Quarter. It features a variety of pet-friendly rooms, the award-winning Compere Lapin restaurant, and more.
You’ll love the location, the rooms, and the food, but the details and the service are what you’ll fall in love with!
To book your room, click here or use code BBOLD77 to save 25% off their regular rates.
Thanks to Paul Sanchez for being a guest on the podcast. I could listen to his stories for days. Luckily, we all can through his music.
Thanks also to Joel Sharpton from Pro Podcasting Services for being the intro voice of the Beyond Bourbon Street podcast.
If you would like to listen to Paul’s music, and/or purchase a CD or an album (yes!), here are several sources.
- Louisiana Music Factory: shop online or visit Louisiana Music Factory in person on Frenchmen Street in New Orleans.
- Online: Find Paul’s music on iTunes or Amazon Music. Much of his work is also available at PaulSanchez.com.
- Threadhead Cultural Foundation – the Threadheads have funded the work of more than 100 artists since they began.
Here’s a link to a recent print interview with Paul in Offbeat Magazine by John Swenson. In it, Paul talks about his recent health challenges, his career in music, and a discovery about his family’s history.
Subscribe to the Podcast
If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.
If you do enjoy listening, please share Beyond Bourbon Street with someone who shares our love of New Orleans.
Support Us on Patreon
Would you like to help us continue to create the content you love? If so, join the Super Krewe by becoming a financial supporter.
Your monthly support will help us grow, and will provide you with exclusive content, early access to ticketed events, and more. If you would like to join the Super Krewe, check out our Patreon page at patreon.com/beyondbourbonst.
Got an idea for an episode, have some feedback or just want to say hi?
Leave us a message at 504-475-7632 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for listening!