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
Troubled Men Podcast
TMP187 ROBERT MUGGE, REAL TO REEL
/

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

Support the podcast: Paypal or Venmo

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

Robert Mugge Homepage

Robert Mugge Facebook

Other Episodes

Episode cover

Episode 63

June 20, 2019

TMP #63 Dave Catching's Rock 'n' Roll World

The guitar player for Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal and owner of Rancho de la Luna recording studio has always been in it for the long haul. From Memphis to L.A., New Orleans to Joshua Tree, and across the globe, he’s seen more than he could have imagined. He talks about a lot of it with the Troubled Men in the Ring Room. Topics include flirting, recent losses, Memphis, the Modifiers, the Cathay de Grande, Pleasant Gehman, Texacala Jones, Iris Berry, Laura Bennett, the Mentors, El Duce, John Densmore, Derf Scratch, Too Free Stooges, Mike Murphy, the Cramps, Manhattan Beach, the Panther Burns at DBA, the Well, Alex Chilton, Art Damage, Joshua Tree, Rancho de la Luna studio, Fred Drake, Daniel Lanois, Victoria Williams, Kyuss, Josh Homme, Matt Cameron, the Methematics, earthlings?, early influences, Maggot Brain, the desert, inertia, Jesse Hughes, a new mezcal venture, bicycles, red-headed men, Iggy Pop, the Continental Drifters, Jimmy Ford, Kingsway, Malcolm Burn, American Caesar, Airline Hwy, and much more. Please subscribe, review, and rate on your preferred podcast app. Please follow, like, share on social media, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Outro music: Bought and Sold (feat. The Dreaded Lovelies) by Dave Catching from Shared Hallucinations Pt. 1: Sonic Salutations From the Venerable Vaults of Rancho de la Luna 1972-1984 ...

Play

01:09:03

Episode cover

Episode 144

February 25, 2021

TMP144 Jason Ricci: Mooncat Rising

Widely considered one of the top harmonica players in the world, the singer and songwriter has been making records, winning awards, and thrilling audiences since he was a teenager. Ricci spent time studying and playing with blues legends like James Cotton, Charlie Musselwhite, Johnny Winter, R.L. Burnside, and Howard Levy, and would come to be accepted by them as a peer. When it comes to hard living, Jason checks a lot of boxes: drugs, prison, and sexual confusion, to name a few. Now he can add the Troubled Men Podcast to the list. Topics include a deep freeze, Mardi Gras, rolling blackouts, Lent, Larry Flynt RIP, a guest recording, a new number, skate punk roots, flaka, a first teacher, teen trouble, “The Last Stop,” Idaho, Pat Ramsey in Memphis, living with the Kimbrough family, the N. Mississippi Hill Country, Fat Possum Records, Florida rehab, a 12-year sentence, Blues Music Awards, female players, Paul Butterfield, a low point, coming out, sobriety, marriage to Kaitlin Dibble, a YouTube powerhouse, a new mindset, and much more. Support the podcast [here.](https://www.paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast) Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear [here.](https://www.bonfire.com/troubled-mens-wear/) Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or anywhere you get podcasts. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Broken Toy” from “Done With The Devil” by Jason Ricci & New Blood Outro music: “I’m Too Strong for You” from “Approved by Snakes” by Jason Ricci & the Bad Kind ...

Play

01:32:40

Episode cover

Episode 139

January 21, 2021

TMP139 Susan Spicer Dishes It Out

The James Beard Award-winning superstar chef and owner of Bayona, Mondo, and Rosedale restaurants has always followed her heart. Her international navy brat childhood and years as a free-spirited world traveler informed her adventurous palette and fearless creativity. Tonight Susan dishes with the Troubled Men and addresses some culinary queries from the Nation. One bite and you’ll know she’s got good taste. Topics include the coup attempt aftermath, viral predictions, a new “Jeopardy” host, a Broadside gig, a church lawsuit deadline, Helena Moreno, Warehouse days, a move to New Orleans, a first restaurant, kitchen culture, an airport location, cooking abroad, wine pairings, dining attire, dip, fast food, breaking decorum, local favorites, a 4-course fundraiser, the Circle Bar on Mardi Gras, and much more. Support the podcast [here.](https://www.paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast) Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear [here.](https://www.bonfire.com/troubled-mens-wear/) Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or almost any podcast aggregator. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and outro music: “Tonight” and “No Newts” from “Little Houses In Space” by the Geraniums ...

Play

01:13:06