The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – So Delicious
One of our customers on Saturday asked about the music we had playing so I thought I’d do a little write up of it.
We wanted music that would be fitting for the trailer and the food we’re serving, so, we’ve been exploring country, bluegrass & blues, turns out it’s absolutely awesome!
The album we had playing at that time was by The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band. They are a little 3 piece (go figure) comprising of Reverend J. Peyton on guitar & vocals, his better half, “washboard” Breezy Peyton on… washboard, and their drummer & bucket basher (literally, see pic) Ben “Birddog” Bussell.
The album is called ‘So Delicious’ named for breezy’s apparently delicious pot roast recipe, which they include the recipe for in the cd version of the album. I have digital so haven’t tried it, but looking at the Reverend he knows a thing or two about good food.
It’s a hillbilly fueled, rock/blues album, you can feel the country seeping out of every track. If you can listen to this without wanting to get on a pair of dungarees and sip whiskey on the porch you simply do not have it loud enough, go back and try again.
The Reverend is an exceptionally talented guitarist, he makes that old 6 string of his sing like a gospel choir with his bluesy slide and country finger picking pulling all kinds of loveliness out of it. Ably backed up by his band mates’ percussion and backing vocals, it’s quite amazing what a wall of sound 3 people can make.
With some great storytelling to round it out, this is an album I would recommend to any fans of great guitar, guttural shouty man vocals or life in general.
Go take a look at Raise A Little Hell
for the most raucous of the album’s tracks. A foot stomping sing along track with an insane video.
And Pot Roast and Kisses
A song about the title worthy pot roast for a slightly more hangover friendly track.