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Friday, 28 October 2011 09:23

Patterson Hood and Jay Gonzalez (of Drive-By Truckers) 10/28/11 + Video

Patterson Hood and Jay Gonzalez (of Drive-By Truckers) 10/28/11 Kelsey McClure
Written by Roy Kasten
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  • Date Recorded: October 28, 2011
  • Artist / Band: Patterson Hood and Jay Gonzalez (of Drive-By Truckers)
  • Hosting Show: Gold Soundz
  • Sound: Jon Valley
  • Video: Matt Bottchen

When it comes down to it, the Jack Daniels-swigging, Southern rock-swaggering force of nature that is the Drive-By Truckers is grounded in great songs. Patterson Hood and Jay Gonzalez prove it in this special duo acoustic session.

The DBTs are currently touring in support of "Go-Go Boots," an album that essentially presents unreleased songs from sessions for "The Big To-Do," but somehow manages to outstrip that record with a cohesive set of Southern soul, road-ready rock and always true-to-Southern-underclass-life storytelling.

For this Live at KDHX session, Patterson Hood performs with newest Trucker, Jay Gonzalez, tackling three songs from "Go-Go Boots," including an almost-gospel take on "Mercy Buckets," as well as a harrowing, piano-laced version of "Sands of Iwo Jima" from "The Dirty South."

All photos by Kelsey McClure. See more at her Flickr stream.

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