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Chuck E. Weiss

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The best scene-maker, Chuck E. Weiss offers spent a profession hobnobbing using the awesome and popular in rock’s hierarchy while hardly pursuing a profession of his personal. Created in Denver, Weiss was originally a drummer, touring with bluesman Lightnin’ Hopkins. From the past due ’60s, Weiss got performed and/or documented with Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Dr. John, Roger Miller, among others. While still surviving in Denver, he struck up a a friendly relationship with vocalist/songwriter Tom Waits, later on writing tracks like “Extra Parts” with him and shifting to LA. Living at Western Hollywood’s infamous Tropicana Motel with Waits and vocalist Rickie Lee Jones, Weiss became the main topic of Jones’ strike “Chuck E.’s in Like.” Weiss’ profession finally stumbled from the releasing pad using the 1981 launch of The Additional Side of City, a assortment of demonstration tapes released on Choose Records. Instead of adhere to this up with an effective launch, Weiss instead come up with a band known as the G-d Damn Liars and spent another 11 years carrying out a every week gig in the L.A. nightclub the Central and later on partnered with friend Johnny Depp to convert the golf club in to the Viper Space. Following a 18-yr hiatus from documenting, Weiss’ second recording, Extremely Cool, premiered on the Rykodisc subsidiary, Decrease River, in 1999. Aged Souls & Wolf Seat tickets made an appearance in 2001, accompanied by 23rd & Stout in 2007. Weiss spent another six years carrying out around Los Angeles, sometimes touring. He re-entered the studio room in past due 2013 and surfaced using the self-produced Red Coffee beans & Weiss on Anti. The album’s professional producers were acting professional Johnny Depp and vocalist/songwriter Tom Waits.

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Full Name Chuck E. Weiss
Profession Singer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Music Songs Tupelo Joe, Exile On Main Street Blues, Boston Blackie, Shushie, It Rains on Me, Bomb the Tracks, That Knucklehead Stuff, Hey Pendejo, Oo Poo Pa Do In the Rebop, Extremely Cool, Old New Song, Devil with Blue Suede Shoes, Willy's In the Pee Pee House, Dead Man's Shoes, Kokamo, Do You Know What I Idi Amin, The Hink-A-Dink, Tony Did the Boogie Woogie, Sonny Could Lick All Them Cats, Jimmy Would, Anthem for Old Souls, Pygmy Fund, Two-Tone Car, Fake Dance, Sweetie-O, Rocking in the Kibbitz Room, Congo Square at Midnight, G-d Damn Liars, Oh Marcy, The Other Side Of Town, No Hep Cats, Deeply Sorry
Albums Red Beans and Weiss, Old Souls & Wolf Tickets, Extremely Cool, 23rd and Stout, The Other Side Of Town
Movies The Brave


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rude Awakening 1998 TV Series "Another Rude Awakening" / lyrics: "Another Rude Awakening"
The Brave 1997 performer: "The Devil With The Blue Suede Shoes" / writer: "The Devil With The Blue Suede Shoes"
The Princess Academy 1987 performer: "Give Me a Reason", "Nocturnal Emissions" / writer: "Give Me a Reason", "Nocturnal Emissions"
Roadhouse 66 1985 performer: "I CAN'T GET NO MONEY", "WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO WITH ALL THIS MONEY" / writer: "I CAN'T GET NO MONEY", "WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO WITH ALL THIS MONEY"
Du-beat-e-o 1984 performer: "Sidekick" / writer: "Sidekick"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Low Down 2014 Barfly Drug Dealer
My Wife and Kids 2003 TV Series Guy
Gilmore Girls 2002 TV Series The Proprietor
Brotherly Love 1997 TV Series Leo
The Brave 1997 Whizzy
Married with Children 1990 TV Series Bum
Du-beat-e-o 1984 Hendricks' Sidekick

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rickie Lee Jones: The Other Side of Desire 2016 Documentary Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2014 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2014 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest

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1 Ain't ya got ears son? That little Jew boy with the big old head be one of the best musicians in this town, this country even. -Willie Dixon on Chuck E. Weiss


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