For this next edition of BBR, I’ll be sharing with y’all a hip-hop classic in my collection – Paul’s Boutique by the Beastie Boys.
Noah gave me this record a few years back on my birthday and it’s definitely one of my prized collections.
Easily one of the most influential hip-hop albums of all time, the amount of samples used on this album is astounding and credit must be given to the Dust Brothers who used over 105 songs to create the backing tracks. (They were even sued by the Beatles!)
So check out the album that Miles Davis claims to have never grown tired listening to.
Tonight’s the night folks, and it’s a very special one at that! Truly, it is a night for celebrating!!
Yes, if you’re in New Orleans and are looking for a late night party filled with wild and wonderful music, then D.B.A. on Frenchmen St. is where you want to be!
Tonight will be a memorable one folks. A night of firsts and lasts, of introductions and farewells. We have a new album, a damn good album, to finally release! We have new members to introduce. We have new songs to debut! We will have more people on our stage tonight than every before, and the sound will be HUGE!! Tonight will also mark the passing of the torch from Mr Charles “Big Charlie” Skinner to the lovely Sandra Love! We got it all, baby, we got it all!
and about this new album….
For the past year we have been working vigorously to create something new and exciting for ourselves and for you. Now, we have a record that is by far our best, and it’s time for you to have it too.
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Yes folks, tonight will mark the beginning of a new and exciting time in the Dirty Bourbon River Show. New songs, new people, and a new album!
So I’ve picked up about a dozen records on this tour so far, some in stores and some as gifts (thanks again to Chuck and Marg for the Beatles records!), and they’re all gonna be great to hear once I’m back home.
Here’s some of what I’ve picked up so far….
Mandrill – Mandrill Is – Ape Is High
Elton John – Madman Across the Water
The Beatles – Live at the Hollywood Bowl – Twist and Shout
I also got a hold of two Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass records, two Sly & the Family Stone, The Platters, The Miracles, and more… Looking forward to posting up some photos when I get home.
Come join us tonight in Annapolis, MD as we make our debut at the classy Rams Head On Stage. Show time is 8pm. See y’all there!!
The album will be released worldwide on April 7th, 2015 via our website, iTunes, Bandcamp, Spotify, Amazon, blah blah blah, and all those other hunky dory little download & stream sites. Additionally, we’ll be having a hometown release party on April 4th at DBA on Frenchmen if you want to come grab a physical copy early.
Can’t make it to New Orleans?
Don’t you worry, we’ll be doing a 4 month national tour to follow. We just posted 16 new dates on our sidebar, with many more pouring in everyday! Don’t see your city there yet? Don’t worry, we’re coming for ya!… Also, on or before the album’s release, our wonderful Kickstarter donors should be receiving their sweet gift packages in the mail. Again, so so so much thanks to everyone who made this project possible – we wouldn’t have been able to make it this dope without you.
So, did you get what you were looking for? Because if not, here’s a little icing to top it all off – a live rendition of “Ezmerelda” we just finished with our friends over at the Sugar Shack Sessions:
I’ve been collecting the Dukes for a little while, so far I’ve got 5 of their records, and all are fantastic!!
For those that don’t know, the Dukes of Dixieland are actually the first artists to be recorded on stereo! Their recordings and performances helped revive traditional and Dixieland jazz music around the nation, and a huge credit is owed to the Assunto Family!
This record is nothing short of amazing, with Louis Armstrong sounding perfect as always! Among the highlights are their versions of “Avalon,” “Limehouse Blues,” “Bourbon Street Parade” and an absolutely beautiful version of “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.”
We’re excited to be back in Orlando and at Will’s Pub tonight with a sack of new tunes and a little swag in us after a late night in Deland! Joining us tonight is Howling Midnight, a local psychedelic blues outfit. The beat drops around 10!!
I love vinyl records. I LOVE them. I love how they feel, how they look, and especially how they sound. The past few years I’ve been digging through bins and shelves and am very proud of the collection that grows in my room. So much in fact that I would love to share it you! So with nothing left to say, let’s see what spinning in Bootsy’s Box of Records!
Do you know The Iceman? Have you heard the voice that belongs to Mississippi born Jerry Butler? A key member in The Impressions, Jerry Butler is behind some of the best love songs to come out of the 60s. The Iceman Cometh(’68) is Jerry Butler’s 11th studio album, and it is side-to-side one of my favorite records right now. On top of how great it sounds, the record comes with a fantastic signed photograph of the Iceman.
And yes folks the music sounds as good as he looks. Here’s the song “Never Give You Up” featured on Side 2 on The Ice Man Cometh.
Hope you enjoyed that! Tonight Dirty Bourbon is kicking the second half of our summer tour off in Belmar, New Jersey at Tenth Ave. Burrito! Showtime is 10pm, see y’all there!
Y’all hear about this one yet? A new top secret Wu-Tang album has surfaced… And get this… They will only be selling one copy of it to the highest bidder…
Apparently the RZA has already been offered 5 mil for it. You can already peep a 51 second sample of the album (which oddly enough, features Cher) on Forbes.com. It was produced over a 6 year period by Cilvaringz under “the tutelage of the RZA”, and is currently being held in a vault in the Grand Mansour in Marrakesh.
We’ve been keeping our lips sealed about this for quite some time now, and are super excited to finally announce the big news: today we’re launching a Kickstarter funding campaign to help produce our brand new studio album (coming in the spring of 2015)! Producing a top-notch record is a very costly endeavor. We want the end result to be something of true quality and as special as our fans are to us. Head over to our project page on Kickstarter to learn more about the new album and how any funds raised will be used to create the record…plus, we’ve got some pretty fun backer rewards to peruse as well! Think backstage meet and greets, free digital and/or physical copies of the new album, shout outs in the liner notes and other such goodies. Thank you for your continued support of our creative process. We couldn’t do it without you and greatly appreciate your consideration to pitch in on the project and help spread the word!