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Jon Rauhouse's Hawaiian Guitar Expedition
rupe33
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Joined: Dec 08, 2004
Posts: 318
From: DC Metro Area (MD)
Posted: 2005-06-09 1:00 pm   Permalink

Greetings...
Fans of Neko Case will likely be familiar with Jon Rauhouse, or if you're a fan of other acts he's played with such as Grievous Angels, Waco Brothers, John Langford, Chris Mills, Sally Timms, and Kelly Hogan...

Anyway, Jon's put out a few steel guitar albums that are worth hearing, and has a new one out, "Hawaiian Guitar Expedition" that'd be a nice addition to any swanky tiki bar. It's 12 tracks o'goodness, although 3 each are from his previous 2 records - but don't let that stop you. I got mine in the mail today and it's a delightful compilation.

Jon is selling the disc as a show-only item, but
www.stinkweeds.com has a few. Before posting, I did a search on his name on the site and discovered he's one of the many acts who'll be at Chicago Exotica 2005. More on that here: http://www.pegboardchicago.com/exotica
or the posting here:
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=13380&forum=4&vpost=153862
Presumably Jon'll have some available at his performance. Wish I could be there!

Other recommendations: both his "Steel Guitar Air Show" and "Steel Guitar Rodeo" CDs are good, and Neko's stuff just knocks me out - her live record, "The Tigers Have Spoken" is tremendous. Jon's official site is www.jonrauhouse.com and you can hear a bit of the track 'Million Dollar Mermaid' when it loads.

Cheers,
Rupe


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blacksandz
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Joined: Jun 01, 2005
Posts: 158
From: Western NY
Posted: 2005-06-10 5:05 pm   Permalink

Hey rupe! Just about to post Jon Rauhouse Hawaiian Expedition! You beat me to the punch! Everything rupe said is the gospel! Exotica attendees get ready to shell out. Lovers of Western Swing,Rockabilly and Hawaiian music will not be disappointed! Rauhouse is the real deal! *NOTE: Los Staightjackets also will have a limited edition Tour/Online C.D. available "Play Favorites". Highlights: Out of Limits, The Rise and Fall of Flingel Bunt, King of the Surf.

27 days and counting...


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