September 27

#194 Today’s Boondoggle- with Rick Monroe and the Hitmen


In this episode Bill talks with Rick Monroe of the band Rick Monroe and the Hitmen.

We talk about leaving home at the age of 15 to pursue a career in music and not looking back, his connection to Saigon Kick, the pros and cons of being sponsored by Jägermeister, performing for and doing vodka shots with Mikhail Gorbachev, their tribute to Taylor Hawkins and being mistaken for Dave Grohl, and putting together the Hitmen during a global pandemic.
We also talk about playing with Eric Church, Charlie Daniels, Aaron Lewis, and Patty Loveless to name a few. Also contributing a song to St. Judes Childrens Hospital, his experiences doing shows for the USO, working with B. Stille of Nappy Roots on their track Common Ground, and hitting the road with the legendary Ted Nugent, plus so much more.

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So kick back with your headphones and cold one for this latest episode. Enjoy our additional segments featuring music from the Flo White Show and Stories from the VFW Hall.

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