About Ryan Mifflin

Ryan Mifflin is a restless spirit wrestling with his faith who seeks solace and ultimate salvation in music.  He's worked in radio since 1994 and while he still makes his living there, Dirty Roots is his idea of Heaven, broadcasting straight from the heart with no rules, no format, and no one to answer to.

He believes Kris Kristofferson and Joe Strummer are prophets, that "The Blues Brothers' Definitive Collection" is a gateway roots music album that should be issued to all youth upon entry to sixth grade, and that the following (by Ike Reilly) is the greatest lyric of all time...

"Jerry Lee Lewis with his balls on fire in the back of a rocket '88, with an out of state plate and an underage date..."