In 2004, Doug Levitt began a journey that lasted eight years. He traveled 80,000 miles on Greyhound buses. While he was traveling, he met many people who shared their life experiences with him. Doug was inspired by the people he met and decided to write songs and stories about them. He also took photos during his trips.
Doug named the compilation of stories, images and songs from the road “The Greyhound Diaries.” It quickly became popular. Doug has been featured on “Fox News”, “CNN” and “The Wall Street Journal.” Additionally, Doug has created a web series, one man show and two EP recordings from “The Greyhound Diaries.”
Doug has stated that he was touched by the people he met on the Greyhound. Many of them were struggling financially and could not afford a car. He stated that “The Greyhound Diaries” shows that there is a widening gap between people who are poor and those who are well off financially.
Doug Levitt is a singer and songwriter. He worked as a foreign correspondent before he started “The Greyhound Diaries.” Doug is not only a talented singer and songwriter, but he also excelled in the classroom. He is a graduate of Cornell University. He continued his education at London School of Economics and earned a master’s degree in International Relations.
Doug moved to Nashville in 2001 and began pursuing his music career. He teamed up with a producer named David Henry, who has produced records for Guster and Josh Rouse. David has also helped Doug produce “The Greyhound Diaries.”
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