Episode 187

January 13, 2022

01:30:56

TMP187 ROBERT MUGGE, REAL TO REEL

Hosted by

Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP187 ROBERT MUGGE, REAL TO REEL
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Show Notes

The award-winning filmmaker behind classic music docs like “Deep Blues,” “The Kingdom of Zydeco,” and “Gospel According to Al Green” has spent decades highlighting American jazz, soul, and roots artists like Sun Ra, Gil Scott-Heron, Sonny Rollins, and Robert Johnson. His post-Katrina feature ”New Orleans Music In Exile” chronicled the dispersion of musical refugees across the region and their struggles to carry on. After a lifetime of shooting on the fly, he joins the Troubled Men as they roll tape and see what happens.

Topics include a quarantine week, tour prep, a new year, Ruffles, a broken murder record, a drunk driver, Billy Nungesser, “Iguanas in the House,” film school, Samuel Fuller, a “Dylan goes electric” concert with Dad, a civil rights household, a great-grandfather’s legacy, Jim Crow laws, R.L. Burnside, the Panther Burns, Robert Gordon, Bob Palmer, a memoir, Frank Rizzo, Blaze Starr, Bob Hope, a USO reunion, Frances Langford, Bob Mercer, Keith Keller, Spike Lee, Cyril Neville, “Saloon Man,” and much more.

Intro music: Styler/Coman

Break music: “Jumper On the Line” from “Burnside on Burnside” by R.L. Burnside

Outro music: “Que Tristeza” from “Super Ball” by the Iguanas

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