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Deep Cuts: Dash Rip Rock, "Endeavor" (1987)

Much of the soundtrack to my college years was set to the tune of Dash Rip Rock, one of Louisiana’s premier party bands. It’s unfortunate that every time I mention the band to someone not from Louisiana or the surrounding states, I’m usually met by a blank stare, or maybe a Flintstones or Beverly Hillbillies reference.

Cowboy Mouth, ‘Mouthing Off’ / Paul Sanchez, ‘Wasted Lives and Bluegrass’ (1994)

Cowboy Mouth — announced this week as one of the many featured bands at the 2007 Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans — emerged in the early 1990s as a rugged, but distinctly popular rock alternative to the typical fiddle-and-rubboard fare associated with Louisiana music. Not that its New Orleans-based members weren’t capable of spare and emotionally direct work.Read More

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