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Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents / Press

“The smaller Good Vibes stage had a straight-up rock feel on Saturday, with Potter’s finale there hitting a full-tilt boogie. Donovan Frankenreiter’s mellow reworking of Tom Petty’s “American Girl’’ earned him King of the Chill honors. Another cool cover on Saturday had Bostonians Jenny Dee and Will Dailey belting out “Gimme Shelter.’’”

“...Along with J. Geils Band and opener locals Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents (a cute little garage soul outfit), Aerosmith rocked the sold-out park.”

“...Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents warmed up the stage with a brisk but lively set indebted to the 1960s, from the Brill Building to Motown. And because they opened the show, they had the distinction of being the first Boston band to play at Fenway. Jenny Dee’s greeting couldn’t have come from anywhere else, either: “We’re wicked happy to be he’ah!’’”

“Earlier this year, local band Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents - which opened for Aerosmith and the J. Geils Band last month at Fenway Park - got a MySpace message from one of their heroes: former Crystals singer La La Brooks. As the lead voice on “Da Doo Ron Ron” and a favorite of producer Phil Spector, Brooks helped create the early-’60s girl group sound that the Deelinquents draw from. Now she was complimenting their music on MySpace. Brooks turned up at a Deelinquents show in New York, and they’ve since become her part-time backup band. They first played together at the Lizard Lounge last spring, and they’ll appear later this month at the vinyl junkies extravaganza in New Orleans, the Ponderosa Stomp. D’Angora and her band provided the necessary wall of sound as well as some nifty synchronized dance moves. Playing two sets on their own, the Deelinquents also connected with the spirit of girl-group music, halfway between grownup sophistication and wide-eyed romance.”

“SPIN Magazine June 2010 Issue - #9 in the "Songs You Must Hear Now" feature!”

"It's a seriously fine, and fun, album, with highlights ranging from the kinetic "Keeping Time," which sounds like it sprung fully formed from some vintage teensploitation flick's concert sequence, to the slinkysexycool "You're the Best Thing" (pure early Blondie), to the pumping, pulsing powerpop bliss of "Start It Up or Start It Over" that'll have you throwing your arms in the air and singing along at the top of your lungs before it's done. And the fact that the record contains a girl-group, piano/sax-powered reinvention of the Flamin' Groovies' timeless anthem "Shake Some Action" should be reasons to cheer for any self-respecting fan of rock ‘n' roll."

“Top 5 in Free Downloaded MP3s on Amazon.com!”

Top 5 in Free Downloaded MP3s on Amazon.com!

“Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents plug directly into Motown’s mainline with “Keeping Time,’’ a full-length debut that indulges singer-songwriter Jen D’Angora’s love of vintage soul and girl-group confections...”

“Although the Deelinquents' pastiches don't stray far from their sources, their faithful '60s-style productions are not without originality. Album opener "Big Ol' Heart" cranks an adventurous melody against an Ike & Tina workout; "Love in Ruins" borrows the atmosphere of the Ronettes'...”

“Cyril Jordan of the Flamin’ Groovies, reports via e-mail that the Deelinquents’ version of 'Shake Some Action,' is 'fantastic.' He continues: 'And what an insight for me. Mainly, because I never realized the Four Tops’ influence when I wrote it. But it’s obvious, [hearing] their version.' ”

"'Keeping Time,' - Every tune is tight and danceable, filled with stellar harmony vocals and a cool retro vibe. It’s less modern-sounding than anything Winehouse or Duffy’s been doing. This is more of a classic recording, a record that really could have hit stores in the mid-’60s."

“Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents, Boston. On the surface, Jenny and her beehive-wearing buddies seem like a throwback girl group, but this bass-driven band swings on such classics as "Lookin' for a Love" and "All the Way to Memphis." Dee-lightful.”

Jon Bream - Star Tribune - Minneapolis, MN

“Jen D'Angora loves the sound of 1960s-era girl bands, so much so that when the two bands she worked in waned, she started writing songs reminiscent of bands like the Shangri-Las. Soon, Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents was born. The band releases its debut album, ''Keeping Time,'' on Tuesday.”

“There isn't a music on earth that better suits D'Angora's voice than girl-group-era R&B, straight-up, & that's what she's singing here - with bonus points for writing songs that hold their own next to the classics.”

“Don't get me wrong. I like artists who sing about lost love. That's what I was expecting the first time I went to see Boston's Jen D'Angora sing at Café Nine in 2007. That's not what I got, and I was happy to be disappointed.”

“turns out we're not the only people who wished, at some point during a show by the Dents or the Downbeat 5, that Jen D'Angora would someday get a shot at a solo career outside of garage-punk. Her new band/moniker, under the flag of JENNY DEE AND THE DEELINQUENTS, is a stroke of genius.”

“They sound like a dream, tackling pop-oriented soul and R&B... it makes a real showcase of Jen’s powerful voice... With the excellent back-up singers, there’s a definite girl group vibe going on.”

“Opening the night with soul sounds reminiscent of the 1960s and girl group choreography to match... their theatrical delivery and pop-infused soul sound kept the audience entertained and set the tone for the rest of the night.”

“From the moment the 9th annual Hot Stove Cool Music got underway Saturday evening, w/Downbeat 5 singer-guitarist Jen D’Angora sporting a new '60s-style soul outfit & nom de plume as Jenny Dee & the Delinquents… good cheer and even better music reigned supreme.”

“The vocal stylings are your classic girl group style from Stax and Motown. It was the perfect tone for the night.”

“ The big finale featured Jen D'Angora (Downbeat 5), who had already kicked ass with a fantastic version of Darlene Love's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" with her new band Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents.”

“Tonight Olivers Nightclub celebrates 1 year back in business… Says Shred of Boston booking fame, “…Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents feature many mainstays of our Boston music scene and will be the perfect band to kick off the evening’s entertainment."”

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