January 18, 2022

Episode 404 – Legendary Guitarist Wayne Kramer

Legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer on Episode 404 ob Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle

Also, the top music moneymakers last year, and some plugins that can do more harm than good.

My guest this week is the legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer, who may be one of the most unappreciated but exceptionally influential guitarists in rock. He was a co-founder of the seminal MC5, a band that many would argue started the punk rock movement almost a decade before it became popular. In fact, The Clash even wrote not one, but two songs about him!

Wayne has collaborated with a who’s who of rock’s most elite artists over the years. As a matter of fact, the list is so long that you can read about it here. His scoring work can be heard on Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, the HBO comedy series Eastbound & Down, ESPN’s 5-4-3-2-1, In My Own Words, and Under The Lights, and even for the “Unlabeled” Jim Beam commercial.

Wayne is extremely passionate about his work with Jail Guitar Doors, a program that provides guitars and music lessons for inmates at more than 50 penal institutions throughout the United States. He regularly plays concerts with an all-star band at prisons around the country.

During the interview we spoke about .

I spoke with Wayne from his studio in Los Angeles.

On the intro I’ll take a look at how the top music earners compare to youtube earners, and some plugins that can get you into trouble.


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