The album was made in 1985 and fast became a regional hit with heavy airplay on stations throughout the Northeat U.S. While the band has passed on, guitarist Mat Kastner still plays his music with Washboard Slim and The Bluelights.
Mat Kastner played guitar. Jim Luft played fiddle. Cliff Furnald played guitar and mandolin. Bobo played bass. All sang lead, with back-up from the New Haven Pheromonic Farm Choir.
Songs include Honeysuckle Rose, Get Along Little Doggies, Sixteen Tons, (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You, The Ballad Of Davy Crockett, Old Man River, O'Susanski, (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, Strange Behavior, as well as medlies of waltzes, reels and marches and a tribute to the state of Connecticut.
They will be missed, but the music lives on, available only from Mabel's Music.
You can order a copy from them.
LP 12" vinyl is a steal at 4.00 including postage.
Real-time cassettes sell for $5.00 including postage.
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