We had the good fortune of connecting with Laura Williams and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Laura, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
Metal, rock, and punk bands. These are the genres I interview. Currently I’m pushing 900 interviews since October of 2018.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Vinyl Lollipops originally was a photography project. I inherited a lot of vinyls from a family member and Lollipop was my nickname growing up. I incorporated that into ladies posing with records. This project lasted around 3 years.

Several years later a band I enjoyed kept getting put off by a radio station regarding an interview. I stepped up and filled the void. It went over well and almost 900 interviews later, I’m still going.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Georgia? Six Flags! Alabama? The Space and Rocket Center. For shows? SideTracks Music Hall, Shagnasty’s, Maggie Meyers, and Sportspage. Support your local venues, shows, and bands!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Shoutout to all the bands I’ve interviewed over the years. Your time and support is greatly appreciated! Thank you to all my Lollipops for promoting my brand. My reviewer, Bryan Blake and my lead photographer, Carolyn Patterson, you both rock! Also, a special thank you to Bailey, Chelsea, Lyle, Jessica and Kimberly for putting up with me through all my editing.

Thank you to my mom and dad as well!

Website: www.vinyllollipops.com

Instagram: @vinyllollipops

Facebook: www.facebook.com/vinyllollipops

Image Credits
Photo courtesy of: Jessica Herrington Logo by: Greg P. Yates Jr.

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