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ROLLING STONE’S DAVID FRICKE says “Royal Southern Brotherhood: Louisiana Music Factory, New Orleans, 4/26/12”

ROLLINGSTONES DAVID FRICKE Say’s  “Royal Southern Brotherhood: Louisiana Music Factory, New Orleans, 4/26/12

My first set during last year’s Jazz Fest was free music at the city’s best record store. Royal Southern Brotherhood is a band of notable breeding and heavy-Dixie intent; the quintet includes singer-guitarist Devon Allman (son of Gregg), singer-percussionist Cyril Neville (of those brothers) and drummer Yonrico Scott, formerly with Derek Trucks. That day, they played songs from a record I hadn’t heard yet – their debut, Royal Southern Brotherhood (Ruf) – but stayed with long after, especially the swamp-Stones opener “New Horizons” and a version of the Grateful Dead‘s “Fire on the Mountain,” reset in iridescent bayou waters.”

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/blogs/alternate-take/my-year-in-rock-at-last-featuring-chris-robinson-green-day-the-rascals-and-the-best-of-young-britain-20130130#ixzz2JZwkuZnF

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