Behind the scenes of Lionel Richie’s career-reviving ‘Tuskegee’

With tongue planted firmly in cheek, North Carolina Music Hall of Fame inductee Tony Brown and Punkin, his pride and joy Jack Russell Terrier, familiarize themselves with the sights and sounds of a sunny Nashville afternoon, summer 2020. Image Credit: Tony Brown Enterprises

“It ain’t easy being easy, but Tony’s sense of humor makes it easy.” Lionel Richie’s 2012 comeback was Tuskegee, accommodating 13 of the erstwhile Commodore’s greatest hits reimagined as country music duets. Hotshot Nashville producer Tony Brown commands an exclusive interview about the album that bagged Richie an American Idol hosting gig and sold over a million copies in the USA…