In The Pocket with David Uosikkinen
By Wildfire Radio
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Hooters drummer David Uosikkinen loves talking about music almost as much as he loves making it. From MTV-era super-stardom to his ongoing gig as band leader of the all-star ensemble In the Pocket, he's got plenty of stories to share. Join him and longtime Philadelphia-area entertainment writer Andy Vineberg for in-depth conversations with some of Philly's finest musicians, as well as some nationally known acts. If you love hearing the stories behind the songs from the people who lived them (with an occasional side dish of sports and pop culture talk), this is the show for you.
||ExplicitIn The Pocket – Episode 03||Veteran bassist Kenny Aaronson shares stories from five decades in rock ‘n’ roll, including touring with Bob Dylan, auditioning for The Rolling Stones, playing on a No. 1 hit and performing with a long list of legendary artists.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIn The Pocket – Episode 02||Legendary Philadelphia vocalist Charlie Ingui of the Soul Survivors joins David Uosikkinen and Andy Vineberg to talk about the top 5 smash “Expressway to Your Heart” and other highlights from five-plus decades in music,||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIn The Pocket – Episode 01||On the premiere episode of "David Uosikkinen's In the Pocket," the Hooters drummer talks with veteran writer Andy Vineberg about his long musical journey, from his days playing the Levittown bars to his band's multi-platinum success (and bad fashion) i.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The Hooters drummer tells some great stories about his initial reaction to the band's name, his early thoughts about the band's first hit "All You Zombies," some of the bad '80s fashions, and his personal battles with addictions. He also talks a lot about growing up the son of Finnish immigrants in working-class Levittown. He mentions a lot of obscure former bandmates that will be completely unfamiliar to a lot of listeners, but the stories are still pretty entertaining.