TOM ARDOLINO

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Pete Donnelly – Can’t Talk At All [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

From Donnelly’s solo debut full length in 11 years “When You Come Home” featuring Fred Berman (Amos Lee) on drums and Adam Winokur (Early Ape) on bass, Jason Loughlin on guitar, Zack Djanikian on sax and vocals, and Brandi Barksdale on vocals, and Donnelly himself on vocals, guitar among other things. And the album includes ‘Tommy’s Piano’…. unforgettable heartbeat of NRBQ, Tom Ardolino‘s piano who passed away last Friday night (Jan. 6) after a long illness. The album was mostly recorded at Henry Hirsch’s (Lenny Kravitz) studio in Hudson NY. Purchase, HERE.

Careful by Pete Donnelly
Featuring Ducky Carlisle and Mike Gent (of The Figgs).

A Philly musician, Pete Donnelly is best known as a bassist with The Figgs, The Candy Butchers, and the current lineup of NRBQ, also known for playing with Soul Asylum, Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, GNR), Graham Parker and a bunch of ‘local’ artists including G-Love, Carsie Blanton, Capitol Years, The Thirteen, Amos Lee, Mutlu, Ben Arnold… among others, as a producer/engineer and performer.

Tom Ardolino 1955 – 2012



Here, let me share WFMU Bob Brainen’s beautiful tribute show for Tommy Ardolino of NRBQ.