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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Kenny Wayne Shepherd (June 12, 1977-) is an American Blues musician. Shepherd was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. Self-taught, he began playing guitar at age 7, figuring out Muddy Waters licks from his father's record collection. Using his own contacts in the record business, Shepherd's father and manager, Ken Shepherd, helped his son land a major-label record deal with Giant Records. In 1995, his debut album was entitled Ledbetter Heights and featured original material and a few covers.

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There are 2 bands with the same Slackjaw name on LastFm! For the Slackjaw blues-rock band go to Slackjaw Blues Band's page -> Slackjaw is an unadulterated entertainer. At the age of 17 he took Perth's premier battle competition, Open Mic Combat. His hunger for the microphone was hard to miss, appearing at the revered Hyde Park Mondays with his endless freestyles and memorable live performances.

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Zigaboo Modeliste

Joseph ' zigaboo' Modeliste is a renowned funk drummer, who started in the late 1960's with New Orleans' legendary funksters The Meters at age 17. In the studio he has played on tunes featuring Lee Dorsey,Keith Richards, Dr. John,Paul McCartney, Nicky Skopelitis, Bootsy Collins and Robert Palmer. He now lives in Oakland CA and fronts his own group that has produced two albums. His composistions have been recorded by acts like The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Primus.

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Maybe Myrtle Tyrtle

Maybe Myrtle Tyrtle formed in 2005 as a breath of fresh air amid an explosion of saxophones, guitars, fiddles originally influenced by The Doors, Bob Dylan, Led Zepplin and The Coral. They have a reputation for energetic live performance, adding hillbilly fiddling, reggae tainted bass and twisted brass to the "bum-chack" rhythm. Delivered with the "Spirit that runs through Gogol Bordello" and many bottles of Green Ginger Wine. The "Tyrtle" sound has been developing and new tracks have the feel of a pumping gig with the polished studio sound, a fine combination.

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The Verbs

The perfect cocktail of girl group, Brit-pop, Country, Ska, Funk, The Verbs are the legendary Steve Jordan and the lyrical Meegan Voss. If Nico and Dusty Springfield had a love child, she would sound like Meegan: sexy, knowing, soulful, floating above Steve Jordan’s rock-solid groove like a summer dream. Smart, sexy, fierce and, hey kids, you can dance to it.
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It doesn’t often happen, and that’s putting it mildly. When was the last time a bundle of youthful energy, polished musicianship and originality like Tipitina landed on the mat unannounced? It’s quite disconcerting. ‘Where did this suddenly come from?’ you ask. The prosaic reply is Preston, Lancs, but the real answer is New Orleans and a few other hot spots along the way; from juke joints and dance halls, warm nights and windy streets, good times remembered and a few bad moments best forgotten. Tags: 
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