Tag: Tommy Keene

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1016: Super Songs – Tommy Keene, Kevin Morby

    Episode 1016: Super Songs – Tommy Keene, Kevin Morby

    Day 4 in our Super Songs series. This episodes features tunes by Tommy Keene and Kevin Morby.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 705: Homeward Bound with The Mr. Patty

    Episode 705: Homeward Bound with The Mr. Patty

    With Bourbon and Beyond in his rearview mirror, Patrick drives back to Virginia. Experience the journey with him.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 500: Episode 500!! – Ask Us Anything

    Episode 500: Episode 500!! – Ask Us Anything

    For Episode 500 of Rockin’ the Suburbs, listeners ask Jim & Patrick the questions. Thanks to everyone who participated.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 310: Perfect Pop – Tommy Keene picks The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel

    Episode 310: Perfect Pop – Tommy Keene picks The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel

    About a month before his passing, we conducted a long interview with power pop master Tommy Keene. At the end of the interview, we asked him to make a Perfect Pop pick. He choose songs by the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 246: Fan Mail Friday – Tommy Keene

    Episode 246: Fan Mail Friday – Tommy Keene

    A special edition of Fan Mail Friday, dedicated to feedback we received on our interview with power pop master Tommy Keene, who died in November.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 231: Interview – Tommy Keene, Part 3

    Episode 231: Interview – Tommy Keene, Part 3

    The conclusion of our interview with Tommy Keene, conducted at Villain & Saint bar and grill in Bethesda, Md., just two months before his sudden passing. In this segment, Tommy talks about working with Paul Westerberg and Robert Pollard in the ’90s, plus his biggest regrets in his music career.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 230: Interview – Tommy Keene, Part 2

    Episode 230: Interview – Tommy Keene, Part 2

    Our interview with power pop icon Tommy Keene, conducted just a couple of months before his sudden passing, continues with talk about his ’80s solo career, including his major-label stint with Geffen.

    Be sure to listen to Part 3 tomorrow.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 229: Interview – Tommy Keene, Part 1

    Episode 229: Interview – Tommy Keene, Part 1

    Tommy Keene unexpectedly died on Nov. 22 at age 59. Just two months earlier, we had the great fortune to interview the power pop icon over drinks and dinner at Villain & Saint in Tommy’s hometown of Bethesda, Md. He was just off a tour opening for Matthew Sweet, and this may be Tommy Keene’s final interview.

    In this first of three parts, Tommy talks about his early days in the Razz and other bands, before his solo career began.