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TMP180 CHRIS ADKINS: SIX-STRING HIGHWAY

Episode 180

November 25, 2021

TMP180 CHRIS ADKINS: SIX-STRING HIGHWAY

The guitar wiz with George Porter Jr., Maria Muldaur, and Marc Broussard escaped the cultural void of Florida and found a home in the musical mecca of New Orleans. No matter what the situation, Chris always knows just what to play. Tonight he joins the Troubled Men and figures out what to say. Topics include election results, future candidates, a sand trap, a Brass Against pissing contest, Thanksgiving plans, Taylor Swift on SNL, a booster, shot, a family band, high school, Barry Greene, Bunky Green, Trey Brewer, a broken arm, basketball, Teddy Washington, Steve Masakowski, Ingrid Lucia, Benny Carter, touring, teaching, a Brando story, a Dylan son, a birthday gig, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: “Want To Get Funky” and “The Ladder” from “Crying for Hope” by George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners 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 Chris Adkins Homepage Chris Adkins Facebook ...

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TMP179 BEN SCHENCK GOES PANORAMIC

Episode 179

November 18, 2021

TMP179 BEN SCHENCK GOES PANORAMIC

The clarinet player, arranger, and driving force behind the Panorama Jazz Band has an affinity for exotic folk music from around the world. A founding member of the N.O. Klezmer All Stars, he’s been mining this vein since he first got to town. Panorama’s “Good Music for You” song-of-the-month subscription service keeps the fresh releases coming. Ben makes time to spell it all out for the Troubled Men. Topics include a trip to Chicago, college plans, a physical exam, a naked football fan, a gypsy roofer, stolen yard signs, street work, an Annapolis childhood, music training, Quaker schools, modern dance, Go-Go music, the Smithsonian, Jonathan Freilich, Arthur Kastler, the Little People’s Club, Dean Stockwell, “Compulsion,” “Blue Velvet,” Mark Rubin, Bruce Springsteen, a Passover program, the Spotted Cat, Frenchmen St., Turkish dates, a bar hustle, a Copenhagen hustle, the Music Box Village, a wedding story, and much more. Intro Music: Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: “Les Deux Jumeaux” and “Spin the Dreidel” by the Panorama Jazz Band 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 Panorama Jazz Band Homepage Panorama Jazz Band Facebook Ben Schenck Facebook ...

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TMP178 SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS

Episode 178

November 11, 2021

TMP178 SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS

Guitarist Rick Miller and bassist Mary Huff along with Dave Hartman on drums play rockabilly, surf, country, R&B, and Americana from the wrong side of the tracks. Southern-fried favorites with fans and critics alike, Southern Culture’s decades of hard touring and prolific record releases have only sharpened their humor and whet their appetite for rocking. With their latest record, “At Home With Southern Culture on the Skids,” fresh out of the oven, Rick and Mary join the Troubled Men for a meeting of the Troubled Minds. Topics include crime and punishment, a basketball injury, Timothy Hutton, a Buick LeSabre, a van breakdown, Geffen Records, crack, band origins, a coin flip, the Panther Burns, the White twins, the Cramps, Eddie Cochran, AM radio, Virginia, cheap guitars, D.I.Y. recording, a major label deal, “Flirting With Disaster,” Mary Tyler Moore, a wood shop teacher, ‘Dirt Track Date,” the Tonight Show, Ray Farrell, a NASA gig, Hasil Adkins, Miriam Linna, a Campbell’s Soup can, a documentary, Weird Al, a phone message, a Doris Wishman retrospective, “Blood Feast 2,” and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Camel Walk” from “Dirt Track Date” by Southern Culture On The Skids Outro music: “Run Baby Run” from “At Home With Southern Culture On The Skids” 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 SCOTS homepage SCOTS Facebook   ...

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TMP177 KERRY GROMBACHER AT HOME ON THE RANGE

Episode 177

November 04, 2021

TMP177 KERRY GROMBACHER AT HOME ON THE RANGE

The folk and Western recording artist is a modern troubadour traveling and writing songs of cowboy life in Big Sky country. The singer, guitarist and mandolin player’s latest record, “Range of the Buffalo,” is nominated for multiple International Western Music Assoc. awards. Kerry is comfortable around the campfire and legendary at the Sands Motel. Tonight he joins the Troubled Men with some tall tales from the open plains. Topics include a season in Hell, the campaign, street work, a fan encounter, white pants, an army brat, western exposure, Roy Rogers, cowboy poetry, outlaws, fans, horses, a big winner, Jews in the West, the Bundys, a name change, Chip Dolan, archaeology, Wild West shows, library concerts, storytelling, the Highway 281 tour, and much more. Intro music: Styler/ Coman Break and Outro music: “Range of the Buffalo” and “When the Bullet Left the Gun” from “Range of the Buffalo” by Kerry Grombacher 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 Kerry Grombacher Homepage Kerry Grombacher Facebook ...

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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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