Episode 200″ – Jim “Kimo” West: New Album and Tour Talk
Original Air Date – July 19, 2023
For their historic 200th inch episode, Dave and Ethan welcome back their very first guest, Weird Al’s Grammy Award-winning guitarist, Jim “Kimo” West! Kimo talks about his brand new album, shares stories and insights from the recent Weird Al tour, and his thoughts on seeing a character based on him in WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story.
The guys also premiere some very special never-before-released audio!
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.