I had a chance to chat with Honky Tonk legend Ken Mellons: The Jukebox Junkie. Deeply influenced by Keith Whitley, Ken was fortunate enough to meet the Kentucky Bluebird early in his budding career. Keith placed his stamp of approval on Ken when he told him, he had one of the best voices he ever heard. This was after Ken had been turned down at an audition in Nashville. He took those words to heart, and went on to sell over 1 million copies of Jukebox Junkie. He also won multiple songwriting awards, and toured with George Jones! Those of us that have loved Ken's music for over two decades can tell you that the Jukebox Junkie sure knows how to sing a tear jerkin' stone cold country song.
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