In Frankie Ballard's most recent single “Young & Crazy,” he sings about sitting out on the porch, telling stories ‘bout my glory days.
So with two hot number one songs with “Sunshine & Whiskey” and “Helluva Life,” it makes us wonder….has Frankie reached his glory days status?
“I don’t feel like I’ve had ‘em, yet,” he says. “You know, I feel like I’m in the middle of ‘em now. I definitely have stories I could tell people, but your glory days are your prime, you know, when you’re just at your best when you feel like you can take over the world. That’s what I feel like now. So, I’d have to be way past the way I feel today before I could honestly speak to glory days.”
But in a twist, he actually feels like his career took off when he was inspired by the song "Glory Days"
“The most, like, high moment I’ve had in my music career was when we were on the Bob Seger tour, and we played Madison Square Garden, and Bob introduced me to Bruce Springsteen backstage,” he recalls. “To me, it’s like, if I keeled over after this meeting, that would be my highlight. Not only to get to meet Bruce Springsteen, but to be introduced to him by Seger at Madison Square Garden. It was like, ‘Where am I? What am I doing here?’ So, that’s probably my highlight so far.”
How cool that even as his career climbs to new heights he wants more and is humbled by getting to meet his idols? Sigh. He's just amazing.
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