Year: 2019

Ep88 2019: E STREET year in review

We’re lookin’ back on the last 365 days on E Street. Mitch Slater joins me once again to go through all the memorable Bruce Springsteen and E Street events of 2019. We each pick our moment of the year and speculate on 2020. Happy New Year! Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment.  https://open.spo...

Toronto Rocks! Vol.3 1982-1998 – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep21

I’m concluding my 3-part series with this episode on Toronto artists and bands that had their first release between 1982 and 1998. Thanks to Danny Taylor, Simon Head, Terence Gowan, Paul DeLong, Roly Platt, Ralph Alfonso, Wendell Ferguson, John Palubski, Zero and Brad Hopkins for offering their comments and insight.  Listen to Tramps Like Us on Spotify: https://open.sp...

Toronto Rocks! Vol.2 1977-1982 – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep20

Continuing my 3-part series with this episode on Toronto artists and bands that had their first release between 1977 and 1982. Thanks to Danny Taylor, Simon Head, Terence Gowan, Paul DeLong, Roly Platt, Ralph Alfonso, Wendell Ferguson, John Palubski, Zero and Brad Hopkins for offering their comments and insight. Volume 3 coming soon. Listen to Tramps Like Us on Spotify: htt...

Toronto Rocks! Vol.1 1955-1976 – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep19

I'm discussing Toronto artists and bands that had their first release between 1955 and 1976 in this first episode of a 3-part series. Thanks to Danny Taylor, Simon Head, Terence Gowan, Paul DeLong, Roly Platt, Ralph Alfonso, Wendell Ferguson, John Palubski, Zero and Brad Hopkins for offering their comments and insight. Stay tuned for volumes 2 & 3. Listen to Tramps Like...

EP87 Ranking The Studio Albums round table – part 2

Eric Miller, Julian Gill, BJ Kramp and Greg Troyan are here to conclude our round table discussion on Springsteen's studio albums. We're ranking and discussing the albums that placed 10-1 on this show. Check out more from Eric at the Pods & Sods Network: https://podsodcast.com/, Julian at KISS FAQ: http://www.kissfaq.com/, BJ at Rock and/or Roll: https://bjkahuna.podbea...

EP86 Ranking The Studio Albums round table – part 1

I'm joined by 4 good friends for this episode to rank the Springsteen studio albums discography. Eric Miller, Julian Gill, BJ Kramp, Greg Troyan and myself discuss the albums that placed 19-11 for this show. The top 10 comes next in part 2. Check out more from Eric at the Pods & Sods Network: https://podsodcast.com/, Julian at KISS FAQ: http://www.kissfaq.com/, BJ at Ro...

EP85 WESTERN STARS film review

Greg Troyan of Lipstick Generation returns to discuss our cinematic experience with Western Stars and play a few tunes from the film.  Check out more from Greg and Lipstick Generation: http://www.lipstickgeneration.com/ Listen to Tramps Like Us on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6jEcIY8QRwt2mcSdwdghAw Listen to Tramps Like Us on Apple Podcasts/iTunes: http...

Rock’n’Roll Mt. Rushmore – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep18

Good friend Eric Miller returns to help me play some tunes and discuss our rock'n'roll Mt. Rushmore.Our 4 favourite guitarists, bassists, pianists, drummers, vocalists and artists. Check out more from Eric at the Pods & Sods network at https://podsodcast.com/ Listen to Tramps Like Us on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6jEcIY8QRwt2mcSdwdghAw Listen to Tramps...

ep83 Cover Me vol.6

Greg Troyan of Lipstick Generation joins me for the 6th instalment in our Cover Me Series. 6 cover songs: 1 song of Bruce covering someone else and 5 songs of someone else covering Bruce. There may even be a Lipstick Generation cover song in there. Check out more from Greg and Lipstick Generation: http://www.lipstickgeneration.com/ Listen to Tramps Like Us on Spotif...

Ep81 Snobcast Live – Bruce Springsteen

I’m bringing you my recent appearance on Snobcast Live for this crossover episode. My conversation with Steve and Mike of Snobcast Live – waxin' poetic about the BOSS - Bruce Springsteen. I’ve edited their show to bring you my segment only for this podcast but I encourage you to check out the full episode and others available. They have a great show, friends discussing and sha...

Ep80 Live from the Rock’n’Pod Expo 2019

We had another rock’n’roll party in Nashville at the 2019 Rock’n’Pod Expo. I recorded throughout the day with fans, podcasters, musicians and friends. Talkin’ about Bruce Springsteen and rock’n’roll and whatnot. For this episode I bring you music and conversations with Gary Corbett, Bill Elam, Tukk Watts, Johnny Carss, Julian Gill, Anthony Porter and Greg Troyan.  I’m ...

Cruisin’ with The Beatlemaniacs – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep17

I was recently out on tour with a Beatles tribute band playing cruise ships in Europe and Asia. I sat down with bandmates Greg Weeks and Paul Canning while we were at sea to discuss Beatles, music, life and whatnot. The 3rd Rock’n’Pod Expo is happening August 9 & 10 in Nashville, Tennessee. Come join us for lotsa podcasts, lotsa friends and lotsa rockn’roll. https://...

Ep79 First Listen: WESTERN STARS & SUMMER OF SORCERY

Two E Street records were recently released. For this episode, I’m spinning Bruce Springsteen’s Western Stars and Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul’s Summer Of Sorcery, and give my first impression after first listen. The 3rd Rock’n’Pod Expo is happening August 9 & 10 in Nashville, Tennessee. Come join us for lotsa podcasts, lotsa friends and lotsa rockn’roll. ...

Top Ten Steve Earle Songs – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep16

This special crossover sidecast episode comes courtesy of BJ Kramp's Rock And/Or Roll podcast. I recently guested on BJ's show to talk about Steve Earle and count down our top 10 songs of his. Lotsa good stories and lotsa good tunes. Check out BJ’s Rock And/Or Roll podcast: http://rockandorrollpodcast.blogspot.ca/ Tramps Like Us podcast is on Spotify. Have a listen if th...

Rock’n’Wrestling Entrance Themes – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep15

We're goin way off to the side for this one, talkin' bout wrasslin' and rockin' with Eric Miller and Joey Haynie. Listen to more Joey here: http://cnjradio.com/blog/ Check out more from Eric at the Pods & Sods network at https://podsodcast.com/ Tramps Like Us podcast is on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://op...

ep78 MAGIC Tour Moments

We're still talkin' MAGIC for June MAGIC month '19 a-go-go! We're talkin' to friends and fans about the MAGIC tour in '07 & '08. Jesse Jackson, Timothy Drake, Sam Grosso, Kurt Runyon, Charles Harrison and John Kelly recall those MAGIC tour moments. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://o...

ep77 MAGIC album review – side 2

Back again with good guy Kurt Runyon to conclude our discussion on Bruce Springsteen's, Magic. In this episode, we go track by track on the second half of the album, songs 7 to 11(12 actually), side 2 if you will. We then pick our favourite and least favourite song off the album. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio ...

ep76 MAGIC album review – side 1

Kurt Runyon is back on the podcast joining me in a discussion on Bruce’s 15th studio record, Magic. In this first of a two part show, we talk about the album and go track by track on the first 6 songs on the album – side 1 if you will. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://open.spotify.com/...

Shout At The Devil ’97 with Jimi LaMort – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep14

I'm talkin' with my good buddy Jimi LaMort for this episode of the sidecast. All about the time he worked with Mötley Crüe remixing Shout At The Devil. Lotsa good stories and insight on this show. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://open.spotify.com/show/6jEcIY8QRwt2mcSdwdghAw Join our...

ep75 Loose Ends vol.3

We discuss more of Bruce’s non-album tracks for this episode of the podcast. BJ Kramp from the Rock And Or Roll podcast joins me to discuss our 3rd instalment of Loose Ends picks and put together another great “alternative universe” Springsteen album. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https:/...

CUSTER on the drums – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep13

I'm talkin' with one of my favourite drummers, Custer on this show. We discuss Custer's early days, playin with Little America, recording and touring with Steve Earle for Copperhead Road and I Feel Alright, his stint with Lynyrd Skynyrd in the early 90s, and his current project Valley Sons. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume ...

ep74 Two Hearts vol.3

Seriously diluting the ugly on this podcast episode is Kimberly Blatz. Kim joins me for another volume in our Two Hearts series, discussing Springsteen duets. We both picked some great tunes to talk abut and play. Thanks for joining us. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://open.spotify.com/show/6j...

Sibling Harmony vs Rivalry – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep12

Friend of mine, friend of yours, friend of the show Eric Miller of the Pods & Sods Network joins me for this podcast sidecast on brothers and sister artists - some in harmony, others in rivalry...all making great music together. Check out more from Eric at the Pods & Sods network at https://podsodcast.com/ Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if t...

ep73 Cover Me vol.5

Im happy to welcome Randy W. Hall back to the show. For this episode, we're continuing our Cover Me series discussing Springsteen cover songs. I picked 3 and Randy picked 3. Thanks for tuning in and we hope you dig the music and conversation. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://open.spotify.com...

ep72 Springsteen Fandom vol.10

We got another great Springsteen Fandom episode for ya...this time, with friend of mine, and work colleague, Ryan Carpenter. Ryan tells us about his journey down E Street and we play some tunes. Good friends, good music, good times. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://open.spotify.com/show/6jEc...

5pc Bands – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep11

Back by popular demand! Mike Bramston and Alex Ferguson join me once again on Tramps Like Us to follow up the show we did a few months ago discussing 4pc bands (vocals, guitar, drums, bass). This time we're each throwin' down our top 10 5pc bands. It's another fun and loose conversation with lotsa good tunes. Come hang out with us. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Ha...

ep71 Springsteen Fandom vol.9

I'm joined by Torontonian, rock'n'roll bar owner, Presley fan, good guy Sam Grosso for this show. We get into Sam's Springsteen fandom, tell some stories and play some tunes. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://open.spotify.com/show/6jEcIY8QRwt2mcSdwdghAw Join our Facebook group! https://www...

ep70 2018: E Street year in review

We're lookin' back on the last 365 days on E Street. Mitch Slater joins me to go through all the memorable E Street events of 2018. We pick our moment of the year, and speculate on 2019. Happy New Year! Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spotify. Have a listen if that’s where you consume your audio entertainment. https://open.spotify.com/show/6jEcIY8QRwt2mcSdwdghAw Join our...