Sunday, July 23, 2006

Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers - MTV Spring Break 1991

"Hello Spring Breakers!" 

A TCYR video performance from MTV Spring Break 1991. Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers perform:

- I'm 17
- Nice 'n Naughty
- I'm Not Your Man

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Tommy Conwell Guitar Solo - Patty Smyth's "Isn't It Enough"

A guitar solo by Tommy Conwell is featured on the Patty Smyth single, "Isn't It Enough" from the CD, Never Enough. The song can also be found on the CD, Patty Smyth Greatest Hits featuring Scandal.

Below is her rockin' 1987 live performance of the song on Late Night with David Letterman. 

Sunday, July 16, 2006

TCYR - Arsenio Hall appearance

Screen shots from an appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show in 1989, shortly after Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers made an appearance on The American Music Awards. The band performs, "I'm Not Your Man."


Saturday, July 15, 2006

Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers Guitar Trouble Setlist

The following image was originally found on

Playlist from a Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers concert during the band's 1991 Guitar Trouble tour. 

This is DJ Caterina's brief attempt at identifying the songs on the list -- and I think I'm right:

Rock With You
Hard as a Rock 
Love's On Fire
Guitar Trouble
She's Got It All
I'm Home
Do Right
Everything They Say is True
I'm 17
Let Me Love You Too
Nice n' Naughty
Here I Come
Walkin' on the Water
I'm Not Your Man


Sweet Home Chicago [?]
Jail House Rock
Keep on Smilin’ (Wet Willie cover performed by Billy Kemp)
Livin' in the USA (Chuck Berry cover)

Monday, July 10, 2006

Thursday, July 6, 2006

Tommy Conwell and the Little Kings - Sho' Gone Crazy

Tommy Conwell and the Little Kings release "Sho' Gone Crazy" in September 1997. A departure from the Young Rumblers, Tommy takes a more jazz-blues-rock fusion departure, although many at the time will mistake it for just another entry in the "swing music" scene that was popular in the late 1990s. 

Find Tommy Conwell and the Little Kings for purchase online at the Tommy Conwell Store.

1. Pony Time
2. All God's Children Wanna Rock
3. Moanin'
4. Bad Haircut
5. Goin' On Down Here
6. Want You To Feel Good Too
7. Mashed Potatoes
8. Let Go
9. Get Down and Ride
10. Betty Jean
11. That's All
12. Bottle Woman
13. It's Raining
14. Boogie Pickin'

Sunday, July 2, 2006

Season's Greetings Philadelphia - Kinda Christmasy by Tommy Conwell

Season's Greetings Philadelphia (1997, Record Cellar Productions) features local Philadelphia musicians singing original Christmas songs. Tommy Conwell's track:

#3. Tommy Conwell - Kinda Christmasy (Tommy Conwell, ASCAP)


Also on this CD is one of DJ Caterina's favorite Christmas tunes, Psychedelic Santa by Buzz Zeemer. Tommy is the lead guitarist for Buzz Zeemer.

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers | Sticker

Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers "Rumble" sticker. Size is 5 ¾” x 3” with $1.00 off coupon on back.