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Papa Jack Couch & The Standard Electric Irregulars, Mary Elaine Jenkins

91 Og
Courtesy of Eddie's Attic
Thursday April 4, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10-$14
Papa Jack Couch performs originals forged over long years of two-lane blacktops and smoke-rise sundowns, with direct influences reaching back to Gram Parsons and Johnny Cash. Emerging from long years of exile with relevance and thump, with a voice of Tupelo honey over burnt sourdough and a rhythm playing style - on a battered ‘59 hockshop Martin - just good enough to forestall eviction, his performances are supported and inspired by the Standard Electric Irregulars. Led by guitarist Micah Cadwell they’re the group assembled to record his album Meriwether, each a successful individual performer in their own right. In a review of that album Creative Loafing’s Chad Radford describes them as producing a “one-of-a-kind musical atmosphere that borrows tone and pitch from a hodgepodge of styles ... Countrypolitan, Delta folk, and New Orleans blues.” They play with “endearing Southern wisdom ... tales of heartache, smiles, bad luck, and devotion to the Almighty ... a series of portraits of everyone from petty criminals to antagonists with ‘manslaughtering eyes’ and the desperate people who love them.”
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6a583 Eddie S Attic Magnum
515 N. McDonough St.
Decatur, GA 30030
404-377-4976
eddiesattic.com