Episode 8 - Johnny Horn - "Times With The Skatalites", Barbara Kennedy - "Day Job", Bill Jones - "Sublime"
In this episode, Johnny Horn revisits times he spent with The Skatalites, in Seattle. Keyboardist and painter, Barbara Kennedy, talks about some of her experiences working at The Backstage, in Seattle. Wrapping things up is Bill Jones, talented trumpet player and singer, brings us part one the story about his band The Mudsharks, and their relationship with Sublime. You can now support Storytime With Pinky, and the storytellers, by purchasing their music directly from the https://storytimewithpinky.bandcamp.com/ page. Proceeds help with production costs, while 75% goes directly to the storytellers. Click here to help make it happen! Related Links: Johnny Horn: Radio KEXP Loaded Limes Barbara Kennedy: Facebook Instagram Bill Jones: Mudsharks Storytime With Pinky: Website Facebook BandCamp
December 09, 2021
#7 - Larry McDonald - "Reggae To Taj" (part 2), David Ewers - "Weekend Vandal", Johnny & Jim Horn - "Duane Eddy" (part 2)
We start episode 7 with Larry McDonald, bringing us the conclusion of "Reggae To Taj", explaining another unexpected twist in his coming to the U.S. Then we hear from David Ewers, telling the story of his weekend with the 80s punk band, The Vandals. Johnny Horn, and his father Jim, wrap things up with the conclusion of "Duane Eddy", talking about King Curtis, keeping the gig and the band going to England. You can now support Storytime With Pinky, and the storytellers, by purchasing their music directly from the Storytime With Pinky BandCamp page. Proceeds help with production costs, while 75% goes directly to the storytellers. Click here to help make it happen! Related links: Larry McDonald: Facebook Blues And Soul Interview Reggae Vibes Interview David Ewers: Ultimate Resort Petrichor Johnny Horn: Radio KEXP Loaded Limes Storytime With Pinky: Website Facebook BandCamp
September 29, 2021
#6 - Johnny & Jim Horn - "Duane Eddy" (part 1), Jonny Meyers - The Driver (part 2), Larry McDonald - "Reggae To Taj" (part 1)
In episode 6, we start things off with Johnny and Jim Horn telling part one of the story of Jim Horn leaving home, to play with Duane Eddy. Jonny Meyers brings the conclusion of his story about the drivers. Wrapping it up, is Larry McDonald telling part 1, of his story about how he first came to the U.S., and how he came to play with Taj Mahal. You can support Storytime With Pinky, and the storytellers, by purchasing their music directly from the Storytime With Pinky BandCamp page. Proceeds help with production costs, while 75% goes directly to the storytellers. Click here to help make it happen! Related Links: Jonny Horn: Loaded Limes Radio KEXP Jonny Meyers: Jonny Meyers HOME The Stingers ATX New York City Ska Orchestra Larry McDonald: Facebook Blues And Soul Interview Reggae Vibes Interview Storytime With Pinky: Website Facebook BandCamp
August 05, 2021
#5 - Johnny & Jim Horn - "Skyhill Studios", Jonny Meyers - "The Driver" (part 1), Joey McLane - "Krusty Palmz"
Episode five brings Johnny Horn back, with his father Jim Horn, to talk about Leon Russel's Skyhill Studios. We also have two new storytellers. Jonny Meyers (The Stingers ATX, Jonny Meyers Quintet, New York City Ska Orchestra) tells part 1 of his story about the driver/merch person. And wrapping it up is Joey McLane (Archaic 3) with a tour story, about a night at Krusty Palmz. Jonny Horn: Loaded Limes KEXP Jonny Meyers: Johnny Meyers HOME The Stingers ATX New York City Ska Orchestra Joey McLane: Archaic 3 (facebook) Archaic 3 (Live Video) Archaic 3 (Instagram) Archaic 3 (Bandcamp) Storytime With Pinky: Website Facebook
May 30, 2021
#4 - Johnny Horn - "Joe Higgs" (parts 2 & 3), Damon Grant - "Stumble Into The Funk", Bruce James - "Supplemental Income"
In this episode, Johnny Horn returns to conclude his story about spending time with legendary reggae singer/songwriter, and teacher to The Wailers, Joe Higgs. Damon Grant tells us about a performance that wasn't planned, yet was meant to be. And, Bruce James talks about an out of state gig, early in his career, and a different kind of merch approach. Related links: Johnny Horn: www.loadedlimes.blogspot.com www.kexp.org/djs/johnny-horn Damon Grant: https://www.damongrant.org https://www.discussionsinpercussion.com Bruce James: https://jamesandblack.org https://www.facebook.com/jamesandblack Storytime With Pinky: https://themusicdoer.com/storytime-with-pinky https://www.facebook.com/storytimewithPinky *Artwork by Alex Havoc*
May 02, 2021
#3 - Jimmy Berg - "Name Game Memory", Angela Tharp - "Purple Candles", Johnny Horn - "Joe Higgs" (pt.1)
Episode three introduces two new storytellers. Jimmy Berg (The Bad Things, The Pickpocket Review, DJ Pickpocket) tells us about a name licensing experience. Angela Tharp (Owner/Manager of Flamingo Cantina - Austin, TX) talks about an artist request, and reading into it. Returning with a three part story about reggae great, Joe Higgs, is Johnny Horn (Host of "Preaching The Blues" on KEXP Seattle and much more). Jimmy Berg: https://thebadthings.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BadThingsSeattle https://www.mixcloud.com/djpickpocket/ Angela Tharp: http://flamingocantina.com/ Johnny Horn: www.loadedlimes.blogspot.com www.kexp.org/djs/johnny-horn/
March 28, 2021
#2 - Johnny Horn - "Muscle Shoals Swampers", Barbara Kennedy - "The Audition", Alan Moe Monsarrat - "Aloha, Reggae!"
Our second episode brings back Johnny Horn with a tale about a recording session with the Muscle Shoals rhythm section, The Swampers. Barbara Kennedy, long time keyboardist for reggae artist Clinton Fearon, talks about her audition for that position. Then, Alan Moe Monsarrat tells about his discovering reggae, in 1973 Hawaii. Links... Johnny Horn: www.loadedlimes.blogspot.com www.kexp.org/djs/johnny-horn/ Barbara Kennedy: https://www.facebook.com/barbarakennedystudio https://www.instagram.com/bkennedyart/?hl=en Alan Moe Monsarrat: https://album.link/i/1538872568 https://www.facebook.com/maumauchaplains
March 17, 2021
#1 - Johnny & Jim Horn - "Checkmates Session", Sunshine - "Opening Dream", Kevin Batchelor - "Mr. Lincoln 'Sugar' Minott"
The first episode, of our music world storytelling podcast, includes three stories about a session with Phil Spector, opening for Jon Bon Jovi, and a young man's journey to Sunsplash 1983! www.loadedlimes.blogspot.com www.kexp.org/djs/johnny-horn/ www.sunshinecantu.com https://www.facebook.com/nycskaorchestra
February 17, 2021