Toby Hounsham, The Stranglers

Toby Hounsham The Stranglers keyboard player

Toby Hounsham is the keyboard player and newest member of the iconic band The Stranglers. We cover plenty of Stranglers territory plus Toby’s previous work with Rialto and Mungo Jerry to name two. And then there’s Toby’s other job as a fully qualified music therapist. A wide-ranging discussion to say the least. 

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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):  

Big Joe Duskin

Toby’s ‘Double-Six’ Boogie Woogie Album

Mike Armitage and The Lion Brewery

The Wombles – The Wombling Song

Rialto on Top of the Pops

Toby playing with Mungo Jerry

Toby on tour with Mungo Jerry

Stranglers – Walk on By keyboard solo

Dave Greenfield’s go-to keyboards

Toby’s rig

Oberheim and their resurgence

Toby’s decision to go into Music Therapy

British Association for Music Therapy

Lessons learned about playing keys

The Stranglers, Live in 2022

Tag a keyboard player: Vince Guaraldi, Ben Folds

Desert Island Discs: The Raven – The Stranglers, LA Woman – The Doors, A Charlie Brown Christmas – Vince Guaraldi, any good boogie woogie compilation album.

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