Swing night at Black-eyed Sally's!
Interview with Cynthia Lyon of Eight to the Bar. DJPJ hosts WMPG's weekly Swing, Rock-n-Roll and Jump Blues radio show Music from the 1940s and 1950s Big Band Swing, Jump and Rhythm & Blues, Rock-n-Roll, Rockabilly, Western Swing and Doo Wop Listen at 90.9mHz FM, 104.1mHz FM, or on line at http://www.wmpg.org/ 8:30pm-10:00pm All Times are Eastern Time Zone, USA. Chat with me while I'm "On The Air" on Facebook!
Beautfilly restored bar with huge dining rooms and lounge. Mostly Motown show
Outdoor show under huge tent. Rides, music, food, fireworks, fun!
Sounds Like: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Label: JItterbop Records
Drawing its musical influences from American roots music - swing, boogie woogie, rhythm & blues, soul, Motown, - Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding instrumentalists and sophisticated musical and vocal arrangements, highlighted by female vocals.
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“Listening to Eight to the Bar is a lot like driving along a time-warped highway precisely halfway between Count Basie's Kansas City and the Supremes' Detroit, where the car radio picks up everything from "Take the A Train" to "I heard it Through the Grapevine." Their material, like their outlandish wardrobes and onstage choreo, is a colorful mixture of forties jive, fifties melodrama and sixties Motown.”