Origins



       The following are excerpts from articles originally found on Marc Pelletier's awesome [but now defunct] tribute website about Tommy Conwell, www.mpprojects.com/tc.
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Timeline
Thomas Edward Conwell was raised on the Main Line in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. He arrived on the local music scene...

Let Me Love You, Too
Guitarist/songwriter - Javier Hernández Boni - accidentally stumbled across Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumbler's Guitar Trouble in the early 1990’s and subsequently took the music...

An Interview with Jim Hannum
Jimmer rode shotgun on drums and silently commanded the Young Rumblers' hard-drivin’ rhythm section from 1984 to 1991. After his subsequent departure...

I Remember a Special Moment with Cyndy Drue
One of my most memorable events was the record release party for Walkin' on the Water, held at the Chestnut Cabaret on Monday, December 29, 1986. Everybody was there...

Q + A with photographer Jonathan Saunders
Ever wonder who gets the killer job of globe-trotting and “shooting” celebrities, models, and rock stars? NYC-based photographer Jonathan Saunder's first-rate portfolio includes...

Tommy Conwell and the Little Kings - Belgium R ﹠ B Festival
Is Tommy Conwell the white Barrence Whitfield -- or is Barrence Whitfield the black Tommy Conwell? You may choose, but only one thing is certain...

Stone Balloon
The Young Rumblers had just released Walkin' on the Water and there was the smell of beer and babes throughout...

About a Boy Named Tommy
I was playing some old Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers music one day while cleaning the house, and my eleven year-old son bursts through the door…"Who's that playing, Mom? He's fantastic!"...

I Wanna Smoke Cigarettes
If you have ever seen Tommy live, you will recognize the 'cigarette' routine during "Walkin' on the Water"....

Talkin' Cheese with Chaz Molins
University of Delaware student Chaz Molins was the original bass player in Tommy Conwell’s Young Rumblers. Fans affectionately tagged the trio...

Guitar Trouble Playlist
Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers playlist from the Guitar Trouble tour...

Young Rumblers Keep Cruisin'
"The 80’s are back!" roared Tommy Conwell to those out to celebrate the anniversary of the legendary Stone Balloon in Newark, Delaware...

One Shot - Singer/Songwriter Frank Brown
Singer/songwriter, Frank Brown, formerly of Flight of Mavis, hooked up with Tommy Conwell in 1996 and Buzz Zeemer...

Last Concert at the Stone Balloon
I traveled last weekend to see my favorite band play live for the first time....