In The Pocket with David Uosikkinen

In the Pocket Podcast with David Uosikkinen of The Hooters

In the Pocket Podcast with David Uosikkinen of The Hooters

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.

 

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  • In The Pocket – Episode 19 – Paul Barrere of Little Feat
    by admin on January 10, 2019 at 5:44 PM

    Paul Barrere joins David and Andy to talk 50 years of Little Feat, and also showcases a modern take on a Feat classic. The post In The Pocket – Episode 19 – Paul Barrere of Little Feat appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 18 – Jeff Simon
    by admin on January 3, 2019 at 6:16 PM

    Jeff Simon, who’s been drumming with George Thorogood and the Destroyers for 45 years, talks about a career that’s included sharing stages with the likes of the Rolling Stones, Howlin’ Wolf and Chuck Berry. The post In The Pocket – Episode 18 – Jeff Simon appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 17 – Phil Nicolo
    by Taylor Kredatus on December 27, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    Grammy-winning producer Phil Nicolo, who’s worked on records by John Lennon, Bob Dylan and hundreds of others, joins David and Andy in front of a live audience at Piston Diner in Westville, N.J. The post In The Pocket – Episode 17 – Phil Nicolo appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 16
    by admin on December 20, 2018 at 5:45 PM

    Former Silvertide guitarist Nick Perri talks about his eventful music career, including hanging with Eddie Van Halen and Slash, and his new project The Underground Thieves. The post In The Pocket – Episode 16 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 15
    by admin on December 13, 2018 at 6:34 PM

    Liberty DeVitto, Billy Joel’s longtime former drummer, shares stories from his eventful music career, as well as his mutual admiration for Hooters drummer David Uosikkinen. The post In The Pocket – Episode 15 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 14
    by admin on December 6, 2018 at 6:25 PM

    Popular former Philadelphia DJ Anita Gevinson shares stories about working in radio during the 70s and 80s, her on-again, off-again romance with Warren Zevon and some of her other encounters with famous musicians. The post In The Pocket – Episode 14 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 13
    by admin on November 29, 2018 at 7:04 PM

    Veteran bassist Sal Maida, a former member of Roxy Music who went on to play with bands such as Sparks, the Runaways and Cracker, shares stories from four decades in rock ‘n’ roll. The post In The Pocket – Episode 13 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 12
    by admin on November 21, 2018 at 6:53 PM

    Bob Beru and Greg Davis of popular Philly vaudevillian rock band Beru Revue share stories from the band’s eventful career (including the time they all got arrested) and talk about some of their favorite songs. The post In The Pocket – Episode 12 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 11
    by admin on November 16, 2018 at 7:57 PM

    Legendary Philly guitarist and bandleader Tommy Conwell takes an entertaining look back at his eventful career, including his short-lived meeting with his favorite band of all time and stories of his great “lost” album. He also performs a new song in its entirety. The post In The Pocket – Episode 11 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 10
    by admin on November 8, 2018 at 7:23 PM

    To mark the 10th episode of the “David Uosikkinen In the Pocket” podcast, David picks his 10 all-time favorite (and two least favorite) Hooters songs, plus fans of the band weigh in with their choices. The post In The Pocket – Episode 10 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 09
    by admin on November 1, 2018 at 8:00 PM

    Trenton native Lon Van Eaton and his brother  Derrek spent the early 70s signed to Apple Records, playing with George Harrison, Ringo Starr and other music legends. He shares his memories from those magical days. The post In The Pocket – Episode 09 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 08
    by admin on October 25, 2018 at 8:51 PM

    Randy “Now” Ellis, the music promoter who brought a long list of legendary bands to Trenton’s famous City Gardens in the ‘80s and ‘90s, shares firsthand stories from a lifetime in rock ‘n’ roll. The post In The Pocket – Episode 08 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 07
    by admin on October 18, 2018 at 5:18 PM

    ZouZou Mansour, powerhouse lead vocalist of the Philly rock band Soraia, joins David Uosikkinen and Andy Vineberg to talk about an eventful career that includes working closely with Jon Bon Jovi and Little Steven. The post In The Pocket – Episode 07 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 06
    by admin on October 11, 2018 at 6:33 PM

    TJ Tindall was a legendary Philadelphia session guitarist who played on dozens of hit records. His widow, actress/comedian Anita Wise, shares stories about his remarkable life and career. The post In The Pocket – Episode 06 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 05
    by admin on October 4, 2018 at 5:47 PM

    Veteran South Jersey singer-songwriter Steve Butler of the bands Smash Palace and Quincy shares stories from five decades in music, including a one-sided legal showdown with Quincy Jones, an indirect run-in with Tom Petty, and the tragic loss of an early bandmate. He also performs a medley of songs on guitar. The post In The Pocket – Episode 05 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 04
    by admin on September 27, 2018 at 4:45 PM

    Richard Bush, charismatic frontman of the A’s and the Peace Creeps, joins David Uosikkinen and Andy Vineberg to talk about his long and eventful career in rock ‘n’ roll. The post In The Pocket – Episode 04 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 03
    by admin on September 20, 2018 at 6:37 PM

    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. The post In The Pocket – Episode 03 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 02
    by admin on September 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM

    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, including recording with Duane Allman and touring with Buffalo Springfield. The post In The Pocket – Episode 02 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]

  • In The Pocket – Episode 01
    by admin on September 6, 2018 at 5:22 PM

    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) in the '80s to his battle with addiction. The post In The Pocket – Episode 01 appeared first on Wildfire Radio. […]