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2009
| TMR 009
$4.95

Third Man Records 7" Single

Released on Third Man Records

This is a real special confluence of events and love and fandom.  We love it when things like this happen.

 

A collaboration of for the ages. Long time fan Jack White put Dex and his sister in the studio at his Third Man Studio and came up with this 2-sided slab of hillbilly noir folk-blues.

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A collaboration of for the ages.  Long time fan Jack White (White Stripes, Raconteurs, Dead Weather), put Dex and his sister in the studio at his new Third Man Studio and came up with this 2-sided slab of hillbilly noir folk-blues.

Side A is an unrecorded Dex original with Jack on bass and vocals and the the saw.  Yes, the saw.

Side B is an obscure blues tune by Geechie Wiley.  Dex and Jack share the guitar duties on this one.

This release is a real special confluence of events and love and fandom.  We love it when things like this happen.

"The Wind Did Move," a Romweber original, plays like a cut from the Duo's Ruins of Berlin, save for White's Trashmen-meets-Bob Wills interjections. It recalls the riotous days of Romweber's flash-fried psychobilly band, and White's admitted icons, the Flat Duo Jets. On the flip, the trio's cover of the 1930s Geeshie Wiley hit "Last Kind Word Blues" swings and smolders. This take on the country-blues song builds off traded vocal and guitar licks, using their tonal distinctions as point and counterpoint. But it's these differences in tone and character that make this single special—less like either legend hiding in the other's shadow, more like a genuine exploration of possibility that leaves us hoping for more from this Dex Romweber trio."—Independent Weekly

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Track List

  • 1. The Wind Did Move
  • 2. Last Kind Word Blues