Who is This Crazy Drummer Named Wailin Smash?

“Do you know anything about Wailin Smash?” It was someone connected to the camp of a super A-list band looking for help. “Who is this guy? [Insert name of A-list band here] is looking to reach him. Can you shed any light on this dude?”

No, but this request has led me down a rabbit hole that–well, just watch this guy. He’s got a Facebook page and I found a Gmail account, but that’s about all I had time to look for. Can anyone offer any assistance in reaching this dude?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Who is This Crazy Drummer Named Wailin Smash?

  • April 5, 2022 at 2:39 am

    He used to live around Portland Oregon around the time he published this video.
    Might go by Jennings. Also a big rig trucker.
    That’s how we crossed path


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