Episode 38: Wanz and the Orange Suit

January 25, 2021
Show Notes

Welcome to Exploring Washington State Episode 38. Featuring Wanz!

This is the fourth episode of our Music Monday's series.  Every Monday we will have a conversation with a Washington State music icon.

Featuring my long time friend, former roommate, and family member Michael "Wanz" Wansley.  We are going to cover over 40 years of his musical journey.

In our fourth and final episode we chat about the journey of Wanz and The Orange Suit. Here is his story of the making of Thrift Shop.   From the late evening call to touring the world and winning a Grammy. Wanz shares his journey.  Lots of interesting insider tidbits. This is a long episode so make sure you have something to sip on and snack on.  Listen and enjoy.

Wanz and Wog at Wamu

Wanz and Wog at Wamu Theater in Seattle

Some of the Places, Bands, and People  Mentioned in this Episode

The Wanz

Get Lucky

The Video that Made it all Happen 


Each episode we will have a chat with someone who has a great story to share about Washington State. From artists, to business owners.  Musicians to athletes Exploring Washington State will showcase the beauty and creativity here in Washington State.

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