Episode 59

May 23, 2019

01:06:55

TMP #59 Allyn Robinson Swings In

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Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP #59 Allyn Robinson Swings In
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TMP #59 Allyn Robinson Swings In
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Show Notes

After a lifetime of playing drums with a who's who of musicians, the New Orleans native has lots of tales to tell. From his tenure with the mighty Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders, where he drove the 11-piece horn section and hired a young Jaco Pastorius on bass, to his long history with Luther Kent and Trick Bag, Allyn has proven he can handle anything. Let's see how he handles the Troubled Men. Topic include a definition, a summer parade, another festival, an anniversary, Charlie Brent, Loyola Music School, David Lee Watson, Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders, Lon Price, Lee Thornburg, Cranston Clements, Tony Klatka, The Barn in Miami, the Jackie Gleason Show, Last Kiss, Red Rodney, Tower of Power, the 3-piece rhythm section, road girls, Circles, the Georgia roots of soul, Luther Kent and Trick Bag, Ward Smith, Jimmy Weber, Bob Gable, A.J. Pittman, Eric Langstaff, Brian O'Neal, Jazz Excursions, a climate change, Cary Boquet, an early lesson, two jokes, a Treme childhood, Al Jackson, The Monkey Speaks His Mind, a bank visit, Walter Reed, house fires, unfettered capitalism, the thrill of music, Tab Benoit, Jaco Pastorius, a tragic loss, the demise of Bourbon St., and much more. Outro Music:Circles by Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders from the album "Cochran"

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