Otis Gibbs is a Songwriter, storyteller, painter, photographer and planter of 7,176 trees. He once wrestled a bear, and lost. He has been described as“The best unknown songwriter in music today.” If you ask him, he’ll simply say he’s a Folk Singer. He also hosts a podcast called Thanks For Giving Damn which features your favorite musicians, journalists and historians sharing memories,backstage stories and history lessons. His podcast quickly became a cult favorite and lead to him hosting Country Built on Pandora (USA) where Otis tells stories about the history of country music to his 2 million+subscribers. He grew up in Wanamaker, Indiana, but now lives in East Nashville with his long time partner, Amy Lashley.