Artist: Jake La Botz
Hometown: Nashville, but originally from Chicago
Latest Album: Sunnyside
Personal Nicknames: Jake (real name Jakob)
What song do you wish you had written?
“I Think It’s Going to Rain Today” — Randy Newman
Who would be in your dream songwriter round?
How many in a “round”? I don’t think I’ve been to one yet. I’m going to guess six. Hank Williams, Thomas A. Dorsey, Bertolt Brecht, Skip James, Lou Reed, Henry Mancini.
If you could only listen to one artist’s discography for the rest of your life, whose would you choose?
Blind Boy Fuller
How often do you do laundry?
I own approximately two weeks worth of clothes. So, hopefully, not more than two weeks.
What was the last movie that you really loved?
If you could re-live one year of your life, which would it be and why?
You stopped my mind with that one. Sorry, I can’t come up with an answer!
What’s your go-to comfort food?
Thai or tacos
Which Whiskey is your favorite — Scotch, Tennessee, Myers, Shivers, or Gentry?
The most expensive one. I’m too cheap to buy it. Keeps me sober.
Mustard or mayo?
Photo credit: Joshua Black Wilkins