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The Atomic Fireballs: Torch This Place

Read "Torch This Place" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Nouvue Swing. This is a fad. This is not really swing music per se. It is the jump blues as defined by the likes of Louis Jordin. For real swing music, look elsewhere. It might have began with Brian Setzer, metastasizing to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the Cherry Poppin’s Daddies, and on and on, ad nauseum. What is on this Atomic Fireballs disc is what I would define as “Acid Swing”. This new swing is characterized by twelve bar blues ...


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