GUEST POST: 3 ARTISTS FROM MICHAEL DEAN DAMRON:

THIS IS A REOCCURRING PIECE HERE ON NINEBULLETS WHERE WE GET A TRAVELING ARTIST TO TALK ABOUT SOME OF THEIR FAVORITE MUSIC THEY FOND WHILE OUT ON THE ROAD. TODAY’S PIECE COMES FROM ME MICHAEL DEAN DAMRON OF I CAN LICK ANY SONOFABITCH IN THE HOUSE. SO, TAKE IT AWAY MIKE:

Well here goes…3 bands or artists I discovered on the road after being give a CD after the show after we played together. There are so many; a few great ones, a mess of good ones and a bunch of forgettable ones. Then, there are the ones you become buddies with.

#1The Wall Against our Back“, Two Cow Garage:

We (Icanlickanysob) met Two Cow Garage in 04..was it 04? Maybe 03 in Chicago. We were lucky enough to have gotten a show on the last Slobberbone tour..I think Micah had just turned 21 and we ran into each other and just kind of knew each other. Us and them…we (SOB) opened the show and threw our guts on the floor..The place was packed, I was unprepared for what I was about to see and become a lifelong fan of..2 Cow. They smoked our ass that night which was no easy feat back then. We hung out, got to visit, and traded CDs. They gave us “The Wall Against Our Back” I still listen to it.

My favorite tracks:

Brand New July
135

# 2Hey Buddies“, Drag the River:

We met Drag the River in Boise in 04 also I think. I had no idea who All was or anything about Drag except my friend in Portland, Dewey from Red Hills loved em…Jon gave me a copy of “Hey Buddies” the last night of a 5 day tour. I’ve been a fan and friend every since.

My favorite tracks:

Modern Drunkard
Deminer

#3Nobody’s Darlings“, Lucero:

Played two shows with Lucero in Tennesse. One in Memphis. One in Nashville. The Nashville night was nuts and very hazy. My liver turned to mush. Ben and I drank Jager and kind of threw up on each other..wait maybe that was the Memphis night, anyway, Bill, Lucero’s merch man kicked us down Nobody’s Darlings. Still my favorite Lucero record.

My favorite tracks:

The War
Last Night In Town

6 thoughts on “GUEST POST: 3 ARTISTS FROM MICHAEL DEAN DAMRON:”

  1. Thats my favorite 2cow album as well. They don’t seem to play those songs live anymore I guess they’ve moved on. Last week in Atlanta I asked em to play “my concern” and he simply replied “it was from another time and don’t remeber the chords etc… Does anyone know if they still play any of those songs live cause I’ve not been fortunate enough to catch em.

    1. I think I’ve heard them play 135, Alphabet City, and possibly Burn in Hell? Travis needs to release the recordings from December in Little Rock since my memory of TCG shows is always a little blurry. I know Shane does Saturday Night solo on the acoustic.

      That being said, I don’t think I’ve ever heard anything off Please Turn The Gas Back On so we’re probably lucky for what we get off WAOB.

        1. i dont think so but he did play glass city. And i have caught 135 live but I think thats it.

  2. I really liked that little article. I really love all the bands mentioned. I am fairly sure that Two Cow still plays 135 live.

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