I said, Well, you cheatin’ son of a bitch. I can see gettin’ by with 10 or 20 pounds light, but 220? He said, Well, if you’re gonna cheat, you might as well cheat.
— legendary NASCAR car owner Bud Moore recounting a conversation with Darrell Waltrip’s crew chief
(This week the Radio Rumpus Room garage was visited by a couple members of the Lucky Bastards car club, who are putting on the 4th annual Minneapolis Messaround traditional rod’n‘custom car show on Sunday, Sept. 6.)
Karl plays some honky tonkin’ Cajun with some rockin’ Zydeco. Just tiny bit of Swamp Pop today. Early on we do a bunch of Steve Riley in the Mamou Playboys, Racines and High Performance to celebrate the boys coming to town last week.
Inspired by the State Fair appearance of the hugely talented Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, some sounds of New Orleans:
Rebirth Brass Band: Tornado Special (Take It to the Street; Rounder)
Mahogany Brass Band: St. James Infirmary (Best of the Brass Bands; Sound of New Orleans)
Original Pinstripe Brass Band: Last Chance to Dance (Your Last Chance to Dance; Orleans)