Author: Lee McCormack

4pc bands – Vocals, Guitar, Bass & Drums – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep9

Good friends Mike Bramston and Alex Ferguson dropped by Tramps Like Us headquarters to hang out a few nights ago and we decided to throw down a podcast. Nothing was prepared so I figured I’d play a recent playlist of my top 15 4pc bands (vocals, guitar, drums, bass) and we’d see what happens. It’s loose and lotsa fun. I hope you dig it. Tramps Like Us podcast is now on Spoti...

ep69 VH1 Storytellers

Following up our 2-part review of the Devils & Dust album with a look at the VH1 Storytellers program Bruce recorded, which aired in April 2005. The program was also commercially released on DVD and an “uncut” bootleg version has also circulated. I discuss the program and play some highlights of Bruce performing solo and tellin’ some of the stories behind the songs for this...

Stray Cats Stories with Bobby Startup – Rockin’ And Rollin’ And Whatnot ep8

Bobby Startup was a friend and manager of the Stray Cats when they were starting out in the late 70s, early 80s. Bobby joins me to tell some stories 'bout the early days of the band and how he helped them when they moved to England in 1980. Join our Facebook group! Subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

ep66 Bruce Boots vol.2

ep66 Bruce Boots vol.2 I’m joined by fellow Springsteen fan and bootleg creator/collector Oliver Krings for this episode. We discuss Oliver’s Springsteen fandom and his creation and editing of Springsteen video bootlegs. Check out Oliver’s website: and his youtube channel: Join our Facebook group! https:...

bonus episode: Happy Birthday Bruce Food Bank Fundraiser

Special bonus episode to give some attention to John Kelly and his noble food bank fundraising efforts in the spirit of Bruce Springsteen and his birthday. Find donation info here: Join our Facebook group! Subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

ep64 Live from the Rock’n’Pod Expo 2018

We had a rock'n'roll party in Nashville last month at the 2018 Rock'n'Pod Expo. I recorded throughout the day with fans, podcasters, musicians and friends. Talkin about Springsteen and rock'n'roll and whatnot. For this episode I bring you music and conversations with Joseph Wren, Tuk Smith, Craig Smith, Courtney Cronin Dold, Sean Cullen, Gary Corbett, Brian Jacobs, BJ Kramp, Er...

ep63 Springsteen Fandom vol.8

I speak with two new friends for this episode, the next Springsteen Fandom installment. First up is David Zess. a singer/songwriter from the Boston area who has just launched an all-request Bruce Springsteen solo acoustic tribute show. I talk with David about his show and how he became a Springsteen fan. Check out David’s Springsteen tribute show here: