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Troubled Men Podcast

René Coman sits down with the original Troubled Man, Manny Chevrolet, over cocktails at the Ring Room, in the heart of an old-school New Orleans social haunt. Manny is an L.A. native who had been...more

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TMP176 ANDREW GILCHRIST: GOAT IN THE HOUSE 0F 1000HZ

Episode 176

October 28, 2021

TMP176 ANDREW GILCHRIST: GOAT IN THE HOUSE 0F 1000HZ

The sound engineer with acts like the Neville Bros, Maceo Parker, Steel Pulse, and Ani DiFranco, he’s also the owner of the House of 1000Hz studio, boasting a star-studded client list of national and regional artists. Goat’s early tenure at the experimental Music Gallery in his native Canada taught him to be ready for anything: recording the electric rake with Eugene Chadbourne, mixing Vladimir Putin singing “Blueberry Hill” at a Russian celebrity gala, and now a sit-down with the Troubled Men. Topics include a returning tenant, Manny for Mayor, Gov. Edwards cremation, a city council DWI, night shows, “Brown Sugar,” a nickname, first bands, Depeche Mode, Toronto, arts grants, Canadian content, Ethan Allen, Daniel Lanois, Kingsway Studio, live recording, Trina Shoemaker, test tones, Chopper Brady, a job offer, a drag race with Aaron Neville, Helen Gillet, a John Zorn session, a Russian soldiers story, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: “LOGUE JAMMIN RUFF’” and “dROUGH NINE” by Andrew “Goat” Gilchrist  Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram House of 1000Hz Homepage Vladimir Putin "Blueberry Hill" Video ...

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TMP175 JIM SPAKE MAKES THE DATE

Episode 175

October 21, 2021

TMP175 JIM SPAKE MAKES THE DATE

The Memphis titan of the tenor sax has played and recorded with artists including Al Green, Alex Chilton, Tony Bennett, Mavis Staples, Mose Allison, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. A fixture on sessions at Ardent Recording and Sam Phillips Studios, and with famed producers Willie Mitchell and Jim Dickinson, he covers the waterfront from jazz to R&B, soul, and rock’n’roll. Jim shines on any stage he finds himself on. Tonight he sits in on a set with the Troubled Men. Topics include ditch digging, losses, Manny for Mayor, prequels, a resignation, NFL culture, family ties, a school band, a Huey’s residency, Doug Garrison, Jerry Lawler, Stan Getz, Eddie Harris, Jim Terry, Stax, the Memphis Horns, Leon Russell, Berklee College of Music, Sid Selvidge, Fred Ford, Nokie Taylor, the Antenna Club, Doug Easley, the Del Fuegos, the Replacements, Duck Dunn, Randy Haspel, band sandwiches, Levon Helm, Joe Mulherin, Austin City Limits, a Clinton inauguration, Garth Hudson, Brenda Lee, Chuck Berry, Ike Turner, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Shut Your Mouth When You Sneeze” by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins featuring Jim Spake Outro music: “River of Jive” by Charlie Wood featuring Jim Spake Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or  any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Jim Spake Homepage  Jim Spake Facebook ...

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TMP174 SUE FOLEY PLAYS PINKY'S BLUES

Episode 174

October 14, 2021

TMP174 SUE FOLEY PLAYS PINKY'S BLUES

The award-winning blues guitar player, vocalist, and songwriter migrated from Canada to Austin on invitation from legendary impresario Clifford Antone. The young Tele slinger immediately found herself sharing stages with giants like Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, and Jimmy Vaughan. Fifteen solo records later, she celebrates the release of “Pinky’s Blues,” backed by Mike Flanigin (Billy Gibbons), Chris Layton (SRV), and her original bassist, Jon Penner. Sue holds her own as she goes a couple of rounds with the Troubled Men. Topics include recovery, a tenant, a DUI charge, assassins, Manny for Mayor, Malevitus, a trash threat, #1 with a bullet, a blues introduction, a James Cotton show, touring with Mark Hummel, visa hassles, the blues circuit, an Antone’s residency, shooting dice, Texas love, Johnny Winter, Koko Taylor, lost legends, Will and Charlie Sexton’s birthday gig, the Continental Club, a calling, the paisley Telecaster, the Sue Foley Podcast, Charo, meeting the Iguanas, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: "Southern Men" and "Dallas Man" from "Pinky's Blues" by Sue Foley Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or  any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Sue Foley Homepage Sue Foley Facebook Sue Foley Instagram   ...

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TMP173 JON CLEARY AND THE ABSOLUTE MONSTER GENTLEMEN

Episode 173

October 07, 2021

TMP173 JON CLEARY AND THE ABSOLUTE MONSTER GENTLEMEN

The Grammy-winning pianist, vocalist, and songwriter has worked with top acts like Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Dr. John, and Eric Burdon. His solo records with the Absolute Monster Gentlemen are widely acclaimed as some of the finest examples of modern New Orleans funk and R’n’B. He’s played Royal Albert Hall and San Quentin State Prison. Now Jon finds the sweet spot between the two on the Troubled Men Podcast. Topics include storm repairs, roof leaks, a thumbs up, election season, a fundraiser, Manny for Mayor, a textbook nightmare, accents, slang, an English childhood, an exotic aunt, family musicians, a punk adolescence, hearing Professor Longhair, moving to New Orleans, a Maple Leaf job offer, red beans and rice, a James Booker seizure, early bands, Johnny Adams, a piano vacuum, Mighty Sam McClain, Guitar Slim Jr., mask aversion, the Quarantini Happy Hour, Charlie Gabriel, piano lessons, live dates, Thursdays, travel, Frostop, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: "Getcha GoGo Juice" from "GoGo Juice" by Jon Cleary Outro music: "Dyna-Mite" by Jon Cleary Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or  any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Jon Cleary Homepage Jon Cleary Music Facebook Jon Cleary YouTube ...

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TMP172 BRAD WALKER LISTENS FOR THE STILL SMALL VOICE

Episode 172

September 30, 2021

TMP172 BRAD WALKER LISTENS FOR THE STILL SMALL VOICE

The tenor sax master’s resume includes Sturgill Simpson, Marcia Ball, Anders Osborne, George Porter, and Rickie Lee Jones. His exciting solo releases range from experimental collaborations such as redrawblak with Simon Lott, as well as modern jazz records (“Quintet,” “The Dockside Sessions”) and the upcoming concert film “Extended + Brad Walker.” Brad’s a sensitive soul with a spiritual bent. Should be an interesting contrast to the Troubled Men. Topics include the mayoral campaign, restarting school, Ida aftermath, a FEMA trailer, a stalker returns, a fundraiser, N. Carolina tobacco country, high school band, LSU music school, Teach for America, a NYC identity, a master’s degree, Jeff Albert, Mardi Gras balls, TV appearances, tenor vs. baritone sax, beard vs. mustache, original music, the Circle Bar, the desert, Buddhism, universal truths, Lee Allen, Mark Mullins, Jason Mingledorff, John Papa Gros, a quarantine quote, Esplanade Studio, a glimmer of hope, a father’s recognition, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Trash and Treasure” by redrawblak Outro music: “Song #37: Alaya or The Still Small Voice” by Brad Walker + Extended Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or  any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Brad Walker Homepage Brad Walker Facebook Brad Walker Presents Facebook   ...

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TMP171 MICHAEL PAZ SETS THE STAGE

Episode 171

September 23, 2021

TMP171 MICHAEL PAZ SETS THE STAGE

The veteran engineer, producer and tour manager with Preservation Hall, Zachary Richard, Essence Fest, and the Ogden Museum has produced a new record with the recently departed singer/songwriter from Big Sun, Joe Tullos. The “Vessels” project was a labor of love by Michael and a close-knit stable of players and the final artistic statement of a dying friend. On the heels of Yom Kippur, the Troubled Men turn from the sacred to the profane. Topics include memory loss, pocket notes, a stump grinder, FEMA, RIP Norm Macdonald, the Jeopardy saga, the start of school, RIP George Wein, the founding of Jazz Fest, programming, Thursdays, a Detroit childhood, a move south, St Paul’s, the audio game, trad jazz, Lafayette, RIP Warren Storm, Linda Ronstadt’s uncle, Sound Check Music, “LA Juke Box,” hanging with the Rolling Stones, Pyramid Audio, loose change, trash pickup, the River Road Collective, Meg Griffin, Kevin Aucoin, Mark Byrdawg Dillon, Randy Ellis, Brendan Gallagher, a burial at sea, road management, Walter Payton, and much more. Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or  any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and outro music: “And Anna So Blew” and “Leave This Town” from “Vessels” by Joe Tullos Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Michael Paz Homepage Michael Paz Facebook Joe Tullos Homepage Joe Tullos Facebook   ...

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