Kenny Aronoff

Kenny Aronoff

Update: 2018-05-29
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Legendary drummer Kenny Aronoff tells the tale of his path to a #1 album working with John Mellencamp. He discusses his background playing timpani for Leonard Bernstein in the lead up to connecting with Mellencamp, and the subsequent career highlights from Bob Dylan to Bon Jovi, The Smashing Pumpkins to the Kennedy Center Honors.

15:00 - Saw The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, Kenny wanted Ringo's job!
27:00 - Kenny's dad fought Hitler in the war
39:00 - John Fogerty called him
60:00 - Mellencamp fired his former drummer
68:00 - Hurt So Good was release, and we went to #1, Grammy's, SNL
72:00 - Mellencamp quit
74:00 - Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, and Kennedy Center Honors
87:00 - Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze of Glory story
89:00 - Why is the drummer ALWAYS the business guy?

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