Artist: THE STARLITERS
Title: STOP KIDDIN'
Style: Rockabilly, Honky Tonk.
There's not that much Italian bands, but quantity doesn't matter, quality does.
You'll find quality with the Starliters. Featuring members from the Tribal Bops, this combo has, since the mid 90's established a solid reputation with releases On The Hill and Tail.
With 16 tracks and 9 originals, their latest release is loaded with excitment, joy and first class musicianship. You'll find a stroller (the opening track), two wild and frantic rockers (Don't Wanna Fly Back Home and I'm Wasting My Time), hillbilly boogie (Who Who Boogie and Tennessee Local sung by drummer Frank who is very close to Tenneessee Ernie Ford; both featuring guest Jerry Boogie on piano), western swing (Cindy Walker's It's All Your Fault, the excellent This Chick drinks more than me), a ballad (Once again with you) and a BR5-49 type of song (Honky Tonk Dream) and some excellent covers (especially Johnny Horton's I do it everytime).
Talking about cover, the new rockin' sensation Rockin' Bonnie joins force to sing duet on the classic Take and Give. It's their first album in nine years, but our wait has largely been rewarded.
Fred "Virgil" Turgis - Jumpin from 6 to 6