THE JUKE JOINT PIMPS – Boogie the House Down

 

THE JUKE JOINT PIMPS
BOOGIE THE HOUSE DOWN

(Voodoo Rhythm)
Talk about authentic, the birth of rock n roll in the 21st century.
4/5
The popular belief is that Elvis Presley wandered into Sun Records in 1954, laid down ‘That’s Alright Mama’ and Rock N Roll was born. The truth is that ‘Rock N Roll (street slang for fucking) had been bashed out since the early 40s by a myriad of artists playing up-tempo jumping blues, filthy lyrics, a stomping beat and even filthier distorted electric guitars being the omnipresent features. What we have with The Juke Joint Pimps is a stunningly authentic take on those days of proto Rock n Roll. This could be seamlessly played alongside a collection from the vaults. Everyone seems to be doing ‘roots’ this month, but none better than these guys.
Simon Nott

 

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