Conan Dumps Disloyal Bandleader Max Weinberg

E Street Band drummer won't be moving to TBS with Coco
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 30, 2010 4:36 PM CDT

Conan O'Brien is moving to TBS this fall, but Max Weinberg isn't, reports Movieline. The bandleader and drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, who has been with Coco since his late-night debut in 1993, recently approached Jay Leno about replacing the outgoing Kevin Eubanks—but that betrayal isn't the only reason for the ouster. "Now he can play with Springsteen whenever he wants," music insider Al Kooper tells City Pages.
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