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The Dirty Guv'nahs 8/20/12 + Video

The Dirty Guv'nahs 8/20/12 thedirtyguvnahs.com
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  • Date Recorded: August 20, 2012
  • Artist / Band: The Dirty Guv'nahs
  • Hosting Show: Bittersweet Melody
  • Sound: Dan Kinney
  • Video: Paul Oryem

Americana runs deep with Knoxville's Dirty Guv'nahs. They boogie like Lynyrd Skynyrd, jam like the Zac Brown Band and strut with huge belt buckles like Tim McGraw.

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Meeting through a mutual friend appropriately nicknamed "The Guv'nah," the six-piece band began playing gigs in and around Knoxville in 2006. Extensive touring led to a couple of independent releases, 2009's "The Dirty Guv'nahs" and 2010's "Youth Is In Our Blood."

The Guv'nahs play the type of feel-good heartland rock that you'd hear at a backyard barbeque. Southern-fried rockers like "We'll be the Light" often compete with country-inspired jams such as "3,000 Miles." A rhythm section of brothers coupled with dual guitars provides a perfect backdrop for vocalist James Trimble to do his working-class holler in the vein of John Mellencamp. But what gives this band such soul is the sounds of Chris Doody's humming organ. The bands grassroots tendencies were confirmed when it raised $20,000 through a Kickstarter campaign to record their latest album, "Somewhere Between These Southern Skies."

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