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Pokey LaFarge – Central Time

 You may recall that Pokey LaFarge And The South City Three appeared on this blog about a year ago with So Long Honeybee, Goodbye. Now Pokey LaFarge returns rebranded simply as Pokey LaFarge but nothing significant has changed. He’s still playing and recording his brand of Americana induced fun. Check out Central Time, from the the 2013 self-titled release, and you will be swinging and swaying to the tune in no time. Pokey LaFarge makes Americana revisited in the same way that Squirrel Nut Zippers…

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Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three – So Long Honeybee, Goodbye

 Combine one part Americana and four parts fun, and you’ll end up with Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three. Here from their 2011 long-player Middle of Everywhere, the band smokes out a foot-stompin’ So Long Honeybee, Goodbye which may be somewhat reminiscent of Squirrel Nut Zippers. It’s a blend of 1920’s style jazz and ragtime and it simply works. The band is from the St. Louis Missouri area in the US but has made itself known…

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