30 episodes

The Trop Rock 101 Podcast is published each Thursday and features interviews with artists and other personalities from the Trop Rock Community. The Podcast is hosted by Jon Burns, and is produced with the goal of creating a oral history of the Trop Rock Genre and Community.

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The Trop Rock 101 Podcast is published each Thursday and features interviews with artists and other personalities from the Trop Rock Community. The Podcast is hosted by Jon Burns, and is produced with the goal of creating a oral history of the Trop Rock Genre and Community.

    Episode #026 - Jon Burns

    Episode #026 - Jon Burns

    Enjoy the most unique episode of Trop Rock 101 yet. Donny Brewer takes over the host duties while Jon Burns finds himself answering questions instead of asking them. This episode was recorded in May 2021, just ahead of JB's 40th Birthday! 

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode #025 - John Frinzi

    Episode #025 - John Frinzi

    Welcome to Episode #25 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This Episode features a conversation with singer/songwriter John Frinzi. Listen in as we discuss John's early days as a performing musician, his relationship with Coral Reefer Doyle Grisham, Meeting of the Minds, and much more! 


    The Trop Rock 101 Podcast is available via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Podbean. 


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode #024 - Howie Golub

    Episode #024 - Howie Golub

    Welcome to Episode #24 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This Episode features a conversation with Howie Golub of the Boat Drunks. Howie is a founding member of the Boat Drunks, a 5 time winner of the TRMA's "Band of the Year" award. Howie plays harmonica, percussion and contributes both lead and backing vocals. Listen in as we talk about the bands long history, songwriting, and much more!


    The Trop Rock 101 Podcast is available via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Podbean. 


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    CLICK HERE to listen to the Trop Rock 101 Playlist on Spotify. 

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode #23 - Alex Leist

    Episode #23 - Alex Leist

    Welcome to Episode #21 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This Episode features a conversation with Alex Leist. Alex served as PHIP's director of conventions, running Meeting of the Minds, from 2000-2006. He also helped found the Paradise Charitable Foundation and produced a pair of compilation albums recorded in Key West. 


     


    The Trop Rock 101 Podcast is available via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Podbean. 


    CLICK HERE to donate and support Pirates & Poets


    CLICK HERE to listen to the Trop Rock 101 Playlist on Spotify. 

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode #22 - Jerry Gontang

    Episode #22 - Jerry Gontang

    Welcome to Episode #22 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This Episode features a conversation with San Diego based Trop Rocker Jerry Gontang. Jerry has been involved with the Trop Rock/Parrot Head Community since the the 80's, most notably with this band Stars On The Water. 


    The Trop Rock 101 Podcast is available via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Podbean. 


    CLICK HERE to donate and support Pirates & Poets


    CLICK HERE to listen to the Trop Rock 101 Playlist on Spotify. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode #21 - Michelle Becker

    Episode #21 - Michelle Becker

    Welcome to Episode #21 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This Episode features a conversation with singer/songwriter Michelle Becker. Michelle is best known as one half of the award winning duo Latitude, and as the Co-Founder of the Trop Rock Music Association. Listen in as we talk about her time in Nashville, working with her husband Tom, moving to the beach, and much more!


    The Trop Rock 101 Podcast is available via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Podbean. 


    CLICK HERE to donate and support Pirates & Poets


    CLICK HERE to listen to the Trop Rock 101 Playlist on Spotify. 

    • 1 hr 6 min

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FloridaJAR ,

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Hi Jon.

I have been a Trop Rock fan for years and I love this Podcast. I am learning so much about the history of Trop Rock and different artist. I wanted to suggest an interview with a favorite of ours, Don Middlebrook. Keep up the great work!
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