|I have always liked what I hear from the bands along the East
Coast. The guys from the Del-Mar-Va-Pa region are monsters of their craft. I was honored
to work with the drummer Bob Holden through Randy Lippincott many times when I was living
out that way. They were a great bunch of guys who taught me a whole lot. I always had a
great time, and really enjoyed the experience.
It is no easy task to pull off an Otis
Redding tune with such authority. My hat is off to Rich Curtis on Bass, and John
Colgan-Davis on Harp. Very Impressive. "Shakespeare" is groovy. Way cool vibe,
man! Break out the Ray-Bans. I highly recommend "I'm Satisfied" and their
modernized, B-3 soaked "Same Thing," but my favorite has to be the closing
track, which seems very appropriate for the current times. "Happy Days Are Here
If you're luck enough to get a chance to check out these guys, don't miss it. I am sure
they will impress you with their talent, and a fresh outlook on an old genre. The Dukes of
Destiny deliver good times and good music every time.