Category Archives: In The Pocket

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.

In The Pocket – Episode 36 – Paul Hammond

Paul Hammond, guitarist in Get the Led Out, aka “The American Led Zeppelin,” performs some of his favorite Zep songs, talks about the challenges of delivering this music night after night, and teaches David “Black Dog” on the spot....
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In The Pocket – Episode 35 – Tom Cameron & Joe “The Butcher” Nicolo

British singer-songwriter Tom Cameron, also known as 1403, performs live and talks about his diverse musical roots, why he loves Yuengling (or used to) and why he’s not a fan of one of his best-known songs. Also, legendary Philly music producer Joe “The Butcher” Nicolo debuts his re-imagined version of a Billy Joel song....
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In The Pocket – Episode 34 – Rick Dejesus

Philly-area native Rick DeJesus, leader of the Las Vegas-based hard rock band Adelitas Way, talks about his rags-to-riches story, including why he switched from baseball to music, his band’s battles with radio stations, and why he’ll always be a Philly boy at heart.

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