Brokenjoe-Porkchops by Pee Wee Crayton

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Buy brokenjoe Cd at Alec Fraser-stringbass, Joe Toole-banjo, Jerome Godboo-harmonica. Copyright Brokenjoe2006. The Brokenjoe CD " LONG WALK TO NOWHERE" is available for download at iTunes, Rhapsody emusic Audio Lunchbox Yotta music musicload and other fine on-line stores. For a CD review by John Valenteyn from Mapleblues Magazine Joe says, We're a roots band. I guess what people are calling "Americana" fits, 'cept we're Canadian. "Alt-country" also fits, as does "folk" and "acoustic blues". Alec likes to call what we do "the Birth of the Blues". Sounds about right to me, but unfortunately, some folks might think that they're in for a night of Charlie Patton and Blind Lemon Jefferson. I guess what I'm trying to say is that the stuff we like to write and play harkens back to a time when folks didn't make as much of a distinction between styles as they do today. Most folks aren't aware that Maybelle Carter was a fairly competent bottleneck player, so if I told you we were influenced by the Carter Family, would you make the connection? Probably not. So... Here's some folks that have influenced us in a very major way: Hank Williams, Charlie Poole, Junior Wells, Dwight Diller, George Jones, Dock Boggs, Doc Watson, Doc Holliday, the Stanley Brothers, the Louvin Brothers, the Marx Brothers,Big Walter, Merle Haggard,Stompin...

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Artist: Pee Wee Crayton
Video title: Brokenjoe-Porkchops
Category: Blues & Funk

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