Rant’n’Roll

Damn Nazis Always Ruin The Party     The 1966 Broadway musical Cabaret takes place at the seedy Kit Kat Club in 1931 Germany where the dancers dance in their underwear and you can take one or tw...

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Punkabilly   Boogie In The Shack (Rhythm Bomb Records, England), the riveting rockabilly-punk debut of The Nut Jumpers, is one wild ride. Recorded in France, self-produced, all-original, these three Euro...

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Georgia ‘Bone Man     There’s nothin’ like a good ‘bone man. My favorite TV show of all-time, Treme, had, at the heart and soul of its story about New Orleans post-Katrina working musicians, a ‘...

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The First Great Blues CD of 2018   Singer/songwriter/harmonicat Curtis Salgado, and guitarist/composer/producer Alan Hager, both from Oregon, do not need a band. Rough Cut (Alligator Records) has six orig...

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Dancing at the Hall     Jerry Granelli’s Dance Hall on Justin Time Records is a keeper. The 76-year-old drummer -- a veteran of the touring bands of The Platters (“The Great Pretender” rambles o...

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Zee Blues     It’s all in his voice:  that bubbling, gurgling phlegm-fest. Howling Wolf ain’t got nothin’ on this guy. Self-released, self-produced, What You See Is What You Get is a 10-...