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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Everything You Want For Christmas

Read "Everything You Want For Christmas" reviewed by Mark Sabbatini

Even as a ho-hum host, it's hard not to have fun at a Big Bad Voodoo Party.

Everything You Want For Christmas may not quite live up to its name, but it's a lively and reliable collection for those holiday mixers. The band adopts the eleven songs reasonably well to their horn-heavy modern swing, but somehow the result feels more professional than inspired--sort of like a quality team dismantling a poor foe methodically, but with their eye ...

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Save My Soul

Read "Save My Soul" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

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The end of the 20th century saw a brief burp of interest in swing music. Brian Setzer and His Orchestra, the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy all produced an entertaining confection for about five minutes before moving on to the next big thing, whatever it was. Now Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has released their newest disc, Save My Soul. Justly, as the dust settles on the remainder of the neo-swing craze, those groups still serious ...


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