WWE Hall Of Famer Ricky Morton Launches Weekly Podcast, What Famous Promoter Told Him He’d Never Make It?

Ross Berman
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Ricky Morton Announces Weekly Podcast, Talks Jerry Jarrett on Debut Episode

WWE Hall of Famer and Rock ‘n’ Roll Express member Ricky Morton has announced a weekly podcast. Available on iTunes & podbean, The School of Morton is co-hosted by SuperTalk 92.9’s Scotty Campbell. Fans can interact with Scotty and Ricky by using the hashtag #ExpressYourself. When reached for comment, Campbell said:

“As a fan from 1980s to present and as an 18 year radio host I am honored to help Ricky Morton tell his incredible story to the world. His students at the School of Morton in Chuckey, TN are learning from one of the greats. “


The first episode, already available, discusses Morton’s first NWA Tag Team Title win, along with memories of fellow Hall of Famer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, stories of training Kid Kash, and also an anecdote about legendary Memphis promoter Jerry Jarrett.

“He goes well I wanna keep you here. I wanna give you this much money guaranteed. I said no, I’m going back to Louisiana. Thank you. Thank you anyway for the opportunity. Because he was one of the promoters that told me I would never make it.”

The episode is available on iTunes and podbean (which can be found by clicking HERE)

The full press release is included below:

What legendary promoter told Ricky Morton that he would never make it in wrestling… then tried to keep him working for him?
These answers and more have arrived. The new and free School of Morton podcast co-hosted by Ricky Morton is available for download right now! Download now at: www.rickymorton.podbean.com
Ricky Morton expresses himself in the new weekly podcast.  He shares his stories with you. WWE presents the Rock n’ Roll Express at Starrcade this November in Greensboro, NC. Will they wrestle at the event?
Ricky Morton talks personal memories of Bobby “The Brain” Heenan and the voice of Memphis Wrestling Lance Russell.  Ricky Morton reveals how Bobby Heenan helped him in his early years in the business.
Ricky Morton talks about winning the NWA World Tag Team Titles for the first time ever in 1985. He details when Dusty Rhodes discussed the finish for that historic night. Ricky Morton reveals where he met Ivan Koloff for the first time and the location will probably surprise you.
Ricky Morton talks about WWE Games and the Rock n’ Roll Express appearing in WWE 2K18.
How did it feel to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2017 in Orlando?
His thoughts on working matches with Terry Funk, who is in his mid seventies, in 2017.
Experience of training Kid Kash and later feedback from Kid Kash.
School of Morton’s Maverick talks about his experience learning and wrestling at the School of Morton under the guidance of Ricky Morton. He talks fate and destiny.
Ricky Morton discusses some of the ins and outs of the operation of the School of Morton.
Live wrestling is at the School of Morton at 2085 Chuckey Highway in Chuckey, TN Sunday, October 8, 2017 and Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 5:00pm ET. Ricky Morton previews the events.  School of Morton Champion Ricky Morton defends the title against Elliott Russell on October 15, 2017.  Admission is $5.00
Submit your questions for future episodes of the School of Morton Podcast via twitter @RealRickyMorton and @ScottyIsOn with the hashtag #ExpressYourself
The School of Morton Podcast is co-hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton of the Rock N’ Roll Express and a 1980’s wrestling fan/radio talk show host Scotty Campbell. The podcast is available for download with new episodes released on Thursdays at: rickymorton.podbean.com
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