Media Interviews

Jack Canfield Interview

The story about Rachel’s Song that has touched lives all over the world is certainly one that is bound to inspire. Watch Dave’s interview by renowned “Chicken Soup for the Soul” author, Jack Canfield. This reveals how the music of Rachel’s Song can transform your life and your outlook on what is truly possible.

Network of Awareness

The Spirit of Creativity

Host: ORRA
Mar 9, 2023
Video 49:51

ORRA interviews Dave Combs who is a songwriter, photographer, entrepreneur and author with four decades of experience writing over 120 songs and creating fourteen albums of soothing, relaxing instrumental piano music. His songwriting began with the now popular standard, Rachel’s Song. His soothing, relaxing music has been played millions of times worldwide on radio, satellite, and all internet streaming media and it continues to touch the lives of millions of people all over the world. He is also the author of the bestselling new book, Touched By The Music: How the Story and Music of Rachel’s Song Can Change Your Life.

Online For Authors Podcast

Inspired by Music with Dave Combs
Host: Jennifer Palmer
Mar 1, 2023
Audio 16:34

Dave has written a book about a song he wrote in 1981, a biography of the song Rachel’s Song, Touched by the Music: How the Story and Music of “Rachel’s Song” Can Change Your Life.

In the early part of 2022 Dave Combs was doing 3-4 podcasts a day and had not yet found his niche with his book as he explains.
Check out some of the behind the scenes of intro (pre) interview where Dave shares his preference on pre-interviews.

Other mentions:
I Wrote That One, Too…: A Life in Songwriting from Willie to Whitney Steve Dorff
Dolly Parton – Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics
When God Winks: How the Power of Coincidence Guides Your Life – SQuire Rushnell
Gary Prim – Nashville keyboard player

That Christian in Recovery Podcast

The Healing Power of Music on Addiction

Host: Vernon Layne
Feb 23, 2023
Audio 42:43

In this episode, Dave and I discuss how one song helped thousands of people suffering from addiction and:

  • How Rachel’s song changed his life
  • How he got his music played on radio stations all over the country
  • The importance of persevering
  • Listening to instrumental music can help with depression

I Am Refocused Radio Podcast

Touched by the Music: How the Story and Music of “Rachel’s Song” Can Change Your Life

Host: Shamaiah Reed
Feb 13, 2023
Audio 23:25

Dave & Shamaiah talk about Dave’s journey from writing one song to recording over 170 songs now being played all over the world, touching millions of lives.

Living the Dream Podcast

Rachel’s Song Might Just Change Your Life

Host: Timmy Douglas
Feb 11, 2023
Video 56:42

Dave & Timmy talk about how the dreams for Dave’s music have come true.

Business Chop Podcast

Host: Audrey Wiggins
Jan 30, 2023
Audio 39:52

Join Dave and Audrey as they talk about Dave’s 40+ year journey with his music.

The Heartland Author Podcast

Host: Aaron Apollo Camp
Jan 27, 2023
Audio 31:55

The Heartland Author Podcast is a podcast about books, book writing, and the writing craft. In this episode, Aaron interviews Dave Combs. Dave is a musician, a songwriter, and the author of the book Touched by the Music. During the interview, topics including Dave’s instrumental music piece “Rachel’s Song”, print-on-demand self-publishing of books, and the music business are discussed.

Your Ultimate Life Podcast

Your Ultimate Life Podcast

Host: Kellan Fluckiger
Jan 20, 2023
Audio 35:35

In this episode, we meet Dave. He is another example of one who is living his ultimate life and adding good to the world through his music. Several years ago, he was gifted through inspiration “Rachel’s Song” which he wrote and then later had a friend help him record. It has become a worldwide success.

His wife encouraged him to record it and that encouragement was key in his success. Having those around us who encourage us is so critical. He is a beautiful example of someone who followed passion and quit the job he had to add life, happiness, and good feeling to the world with his music. Choosing to love those around you and share your authentic talents is the way you are of most service to the world.

Next Gen Leadership Podcast

Host: Tommy Thomas
Dec 29, 2022
Audio 36:37

Today we are taking a break from the standard format.  Our guest is Dave Combs.  You probably don’t recognize his name but I imagine you have heard his easy-listening hit Rachel’s Song.

I met Dave through his wife, Dr. Linda Combs, who was a guest earlier this year.  Dave has an amazing story of how the recording of the first song he ever wrote literally changed his life and the lives of millions around the world.

The Soar! Podcast

Ep. 52 Balancing Your Art and Your Business

Host: Rai Hyde Cornell
Dec 24, 2022
Video 40:38

The dream is to make a wonderful, comfortable living from your art, right? Well that’s exactly what songwriter and pianist Dave Combs has done over his long entrepreneurial career. But if you want to make that dream come true, you have to know that it’s not all about making the art – it’s about being a savvy businessman or businesswoman, too. Listen in as Dave shares his best tips for living the dream life of an artist while also leveraging your left-brain business savvy in the process.

Glass Half Full Podcast

Host: Chris Levens
Dec 15, 2022
Audio 1:03:26

In this week’s episode of Glass Half Full, Chris interviews Dave Combs.

The reLaunch Podcast

Host: Hilary DeCesare
Dec 9, 2022
Audio 34:57

We all have gifts that can be shared with our family, friends, community, and even the world at large. Dave Combs followed his passions and turned his musical gift into a successful second career–what a RELAUNCH! Join Hilary and Dave as they discuss the importance of listening to your heart and being savvy about launching a new venture. Dave’s stories and musical talents are encouraging and will make your day brighter.