Tommy Marolda of The Toms Interivew on The Time Machine
Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, engineer and music publisher Tommy Marolda was a guest on The Time Machine. Tom has appeared on more than fifty albums either as an artist, producer or composer. He has been nominated for a Gammy Award and has worked on gold and platimun albums with artists such as The Bee Gees, Cher, The Killers, Rod Stewart, Kurupt, and Richie Sambora from Bon Jovi. Working in the music business for more than thirty years, Tommy and his two bands, THE TOMS and HORIZONTAL LADIES CLUB, continue to record and release alternative and independent music.
Besides writing and recording songs for all the major TV shows from "America's Next Top Model" to the Theme Song for the CBS "Insider" Show, Tom also has songs in many major motion pictures including "Stayin' Alive" starring John Travolta, "Days Of Thunder" starring Tom Cruise, "Once In The Life" starring Lawrance Fishburn, "Carmen" starring Beyonce Knowles, "O" starring Josh Hartman, "Rocky Balboa" starring Sylvester Stallone, "Ironman 3" with Robert Downey, Jr., "Escape Plan" starring Sylvester Stallone with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Disney's "Beverly Hills Chihuahua". Songs from the HORIZONTAL LADIES CLUB's latest album are featured in "The City" on MTV.
Tom's first hit solo record "The Toms" (1979) was written, produced and recorded at his home studio within three days. Billboard magazine called it the best power-pop record of the decade. This is still one of the most sought-after LPs on the market.
Aaron Kupferberg of the Powerpopholic website is also featured on the broadcast discussing a fundraising music project for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Other artists heard on this Maui afternoon FM aircheck include Vinnie Zummo, Klaatu, Joe Giddings, Cliff Hillis, Lannie Flowers, The Heartless Devils, Sitcom Neighbor, The Wellingtons and Ruby Free.
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