Many listeners will remember Ben from his roles in "Moon Runners," "Smokey and the Bandit," and as "Cooter" from the TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard."
In what is the first of two interviews the conversation focuses primarily on Jones' childhood, his recovery from alcoholism, his acting career, The Dukes of Hazzard, and Cooter's Garage Band.
Also discussed are the Southern Heritage museums that Cooter has opened in three states.
This is the first interview with "Cooter." Tune into the second interview for the intense political interview with the Congressman.