The drummer and co-founder of the legendary, multi-platinum selling band WAR has seen a lot of action in the last 50 years. With and without former Animals vocalist Eric Burdon, Harold and his compatriots conducted a chart-topping attack starting in L.A. and conquering the globe. The barrage of hits the unit created sounds as powerful today as ever. Harold always believed in his dreams and worked hard to achieve them. Listen in as he lives through the nightmare of the Troubled Men Podcast.
Topics include a miracle, Shanti Ananda, family travel, housekeeping notes, a mitzvah, Long Beach Poly, radio influences, band origins, union work, Howard E. Scott, B.B. Dickerson, Lee Oskar, Steve Gold, Jerry Goldstein, Ike and Tina Turner, the Watts riots, an El Paso residency, a stroke of luck, surviving ‘Nam, one last shot, a band name, a string of hits, a rule of thumb, business acumen, credits, Latin influences, hanging out with Hendrix, a Bob Marley story, sample uses, self-education, the Chateau Marmont parties, parting advice, and much more.
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Intro music: Styler/Coman
Outro music: “The World Is A Ghetto” by WAR