2617 – Going through all the changes with Kevin Cronin

Kevin Cronin

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In studio notes by Garon Cockrell
Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher


00 – Welcome in! Jimmy gets the episode right eventually.

Not a fan of Winner Winner Chicken Dinner.

Possible origin? 

Jimmy and Matt talk Father’s Day activities including Danielle getting Badminton and their neighbor rushing over with a high quality racket ready to go.

Father’s Day at the Koenig’s! Matt comments on how joyful Walter looked in the photo he shared.

Eliot went to school with Dom DeLouise’s sons.

Andrew was on one episode of 21 Jump Street – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0462809/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Robert Goulet’s son offered to get Eliot an escort so he would go to prom.

15 – Jimmy has a Robert Goulet non story. He tried to meet him when he worked vegas and instead did his best to get his hands on a Goulet Tonight pin.

20 – Talking Hollywood neighborhoods, including Toluca Lake which is where Bob Hope lived.

Golf Course Matt referenced – https://www.lakesidegolfclub.com/

Firecrackers Jimmy mentioned: Black Cats

25 – Matt talks about houses with horse materials.

Jimmy talks Canter’s and sharing an alley with them.

Farmer Boys – https://www.farmerboys.com/locations/

Ted Sullivan’s friend’s go fund me https://www.gofundme.com/f/keith-c-blocker-memorial-fund

Kevin Cronin is here! We’ll be right back!

35 – We’re back!

Jimmy talks about Kevin Cronin’s show! He finds it so charming.

Kevin talks about his son having a band and taking over the “pool house”

Jimmy thinks it looks like a mansion.

40 – Jimmy talks with Kevin about growing up in Hometown, IL.

45 – Kevin talks about his early days and his first band fuchsia.

Dennis DeYoung’s band beat them after a bunch of girls stuffed the ballot box at a battle of the bands.

50 – Kevin talks about his kids, twins, being star basketball players and now musicians.

55 – Kevin does a show with his daughter and also chats about the protesting in Thousand Oaks.

60 – Kevin Cronin sings a little bit of Golden Country for us.

It brings Jimmy to tears.

1h5m – Kevin talks about the brief time he left, or was asked to leave, the band before he came back.

He plays a little Music Man.

More about Kevin’s absence from REO.

1h20m – Kevin sings again.

1h25m – Kevin talks about the recording of High Infidelity and recording in a gross smelling studio in Hollywood.

He sings some Keep On Loving You for us.

We’ll be right back!

1h30m – We’re back!

Jimmy talks about seeing REO during a winter storm with horrible wind chill!

Talking the I Don’t Wanna Know video.
1h40m –

Trivia time!

My bet is 15.

Category is Billboard Hot 100

Garon: Tom’s Diner (15pts)
Eliot: My Girl (2)
Matt: Tom’s Diner (20)
Jimmy: Luka (17)
Kevin: Don’t Worry Be Happy (25)

1h45m – Kevin talks about having everywhere else fright and not stage fright.

Live Aid talk, Phil Collins talk

Kevin has a theory that all lead singers want to be drummers and all drummers want to be lead singers. He also discovered his son was a leftie based on how he was playing drums as a kid.

1h50m – Talking playing Horse with Kevin!

Matt wins trivia with a 20 point bet.

2h – Kevin has a funny story for us.

Can’t Fight This Feeling comes on in the car while Ryan Gosling and Nick Refn were together and they came up with Drive. Kevin talks about going to an event for the film and Albert Brooks was there. He met him and said he was hilarious in the film to which albert did a spit take.

2h5m – Kevin talks about Ozark briefly.

Starsky and Hutch story.

Kevin wants to have Dennis Deyoung on PCAT with him.

We’re done! See you next time! Kevin is gonna play us out with some That Ain’t Love.

Songs Kevin Cronin performed:

Golden Country
Music Man
Roll With The Changes
Keep On Loving You
I Don’t Wanna Know
That Ain’t Love

My pleasure,

Garon/The Beast/Mush Mouth Shy Guy/The Notekeeper/Lazy Queen/Sloth