Band Of StormsBig Legal Mess
***The late, great producer, raconteur, pianist, session man, artist and sage Jim Dickinson once called JIMBO MATHUS “the singing voice of Huck Finn.” Outside the South, Jimbo is likely best known as the ringleader of the hyper-ragtime outfit SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS, or as the catalyst for Buddy Guy’s breakthrough Sweet Tea in 2001 and Guy’s Grammy-winning Blues Singer album. In his native Mississippi, and throughout the South, Mathus is recognized as the prolific songwriter of born-in-the-bone Southern music, the torchbearer for Deep South mythology and culture. Think Delta highways, bowling-pin Budweisers and “innerplanetary honky-tonk” for the masses.
"The Confederate Buddha, the Katfish King, people have a lot of names on a riverboat. Just a little time to dream, dark and murky, only to emerge fire and brimstone. Lightening and kudzu wisdom and wine oh… He’s feeling fine, besides either you look cool with a gold tooth or you do not. So listen to the Mississippi mystic and believe…"—Chris Robinson/The Black Crowes