Ronnie Baker Brooks - I’m kind of used to being able to adjust to those kinds of situations because I played behind my father, Lonnie Brooks, for many years. And I've learned how to sit in the passenger side and let the driver drive. And that was my whole philosophy when I came on with the Big Head Todd and the Monsters and they asked me to join them on some tours was to find out where I could fit in and not get in the way and not step on any toes, but also do what I can to help elevate the music.
“Do you think it is kind of a lost art form to be able to do that?”
Yeah. Cause everybody wants to be the man. And sometimes you have to learn how to support the man. And I learned that very early on from my father.
And it’s an adjustment because you also have to know when to step on the gas and go for yourself too. But also support the band. And that’s my whole thing: To make everybody feel good and sound good. And it’s been fun. A lot of fun.