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Gordon Mote

Jimmy Yeary

Sugarcane Jane

Buddy Greene

Music from Our Contributors

Uniquely Acoustic

In this next episode from Admiral Bean studio, Anthony Crawford pulls out 4 different acoustic guitars dating back as far as the 1930s. Each one has a unique story, character, and of course, you'll get to hear the distinct sound as Anthony picks, strums, and bends...

Influences: Michael McDonald & Billy Preston

Listen as Gordon talks about working with Michael McDonald and why he’s not just recognizable for his playing, but also for his singing. Gordon also goes on to talk about and play Billy Preston—who is often regarded as “The 5th Beatle.” Plus you’ll hear the hilarious story about the time Gordon asked Michael, “Are you some kind of idiot?”

8th Grade

8th grade…an awkward year for some. Most kids just want to fit in with a group of friends, maybe play some sports, or find someone to take to the school dance. For Gordon, growing up blind posed its own challenges, but at an early age, he realized that playing the piano was an easy way to get noticed and make friends. Here’s how Gordon remembers the 8th grade!

The Mystery of the Pass Around

Watch and listen as Gordon Mote records piano for a song he’s never even heard before. This fascinating inside look into recording a demo will leave you wondering…is honky-tonk really that easy or is Gordon just that good?

Your Musical Calendar

We asked Gordon Mote to take us though a calendar year and what each month sounds like to him musically. Watch and listen as you feel the seasons go by!


The second single from his forthcoming bluegrass album, Jimmy says that this song, and especially the video concept, are inspired by his wife, Sonya Isaacs, of the world famous Gospel group, The Isaacs.

Songs In the Key of I… INFLUENCE!

Gordon Mote is back! This time, he’s playing some of his favorite licks from Billy Joel, Lionel Richie, and Elton John—plus discussing what makes each of those artist’s sound and style so unique and distinct. And why they mattered so much to him!

Southern State of Mind

Capturing the mood of the fields and timberlands, this song is about triggering the mental images of a place that evoke a state of mind…a southern state of mind.