Episode 1″ – Jim “Kimo” West
Original Air Date – May 8, 2019
In the very first episode, Dave and Ethan introduce the podcast, premiere the amazing theme song, and interview Weird Al’s longtime Grammy-nominated guitarist, Jim “Kimo” West.
Jim “Kimo” West has been playing guitar with Weird Al since 1982. He is also regarded as one of the world’s foremost Hawaiian slack key guitarists. He is a 2021 Grammy Award winner for his album More Guitar Stories, a 2019 Grammy Award nominee for Moku Maluhia – Peaceful Island and a four-time Na Hoku Hanohano (the Hawaiian ‘Grammy’) nominee. He also wrote and performed the official Dave & Ethan’s 2000″ Weird Al Podcast theme song.