Tommy Conwell

Tommy Conwell is an American guitarist, songwriter and performer. He is best-known as the frontman for the Philadelphia-based band, Tommy Conwell & The Young Rumblers. The band had a #1 US mainstream rock hit in 1988 with "I'm Not Your Man."

The original band, consisting of Tommy Conwell (guitar,vocals), Paul Slivka (stand up bass) and Jimmy Hannum (drums), was known for it's raw, high energy live performances which included many classic blues and rock standards. such as "Hideaway" by Freddie King, "Rumble" by Link Wray, "Time Has Come Today" by the Chambers Brothers and "Downtown Train" by Tom Waits, together with several original songs, some of which appeared on the debut album, "Walkin' on the Water". Other signature tracks such as "Demolition Derby", which many felt exemplified the band's raw three piece sound, were abandoned following the shift of the band's sound following the addition of two members, keyboard player Rob Miller and Chris Day on guitar.


Dynagroove, formed in 1985 with a mixture of
ska, funk & rock that got the crowds dancing. Founding members Scott “Bill” Derr {drums/percussion}, Bryan “Woody” Ward {bass}, Erik “Smokin’ E.” Horvitz {lead guitar/vocals} & Andy Carr {rhythm guitar/vocals} were joined in 1986 by Darryl Ray “Dr. Jam” Jenkins {saxophone/vocals} & began a quest to make the world ‘move their feet to the Dynagroove beat’. The “dynamical groovations” began to spread all over the greater Philadelphia area & beyond: westward to The Chameleon Club in Lancaster, PA & The Metro in Harrisburg, PA; eastward to the Jersey shore to Red’s in Margate, Shenanigan’s in Sea Isle City & The Stone Pony in Asbury Park;
southward to The Buggy Tavern & The Stone Balloon in DE & further south to The Windjammer on The Isle of Palms near Charleston, SC. Dynagroove opened for national acts, such as Foghat, NRBQ & John Lee Hooker, as well as headlining shows, playing as many as 26 shows in 30 days at one point & appearing on local radio programs, such as Cyndy Drue’s “Street Beat” on WMMR in Philadelphia.

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