I saw Trigger Hippy last night...

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  1. sws1

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    and boy were they sensational. What a spectacular band. Jammed out almost every song from their album. Every one of the musicians is top tier.

    For those who don't know them, they are billed as Americana music, but after hearing them live I would sort of label them a cross between Black Crowes and Tedeshi/Trucks.

    It's amazing how obvious Steve Gorman's influence on the Black Crowes was. This new band has such a familiar groove, obviously attributable to him. I probably focused on him more than anyone in the band. Great drummer.

    2 thumbs up from me. Catch them if you can.
     
  2. sleshnyc

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    Fantastic record.
     
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    I like Jackie Greene but wasn't a fan of him in tBC - maybe its because I was missing Marc Ford in that spot. Trigger Hippy suits him well though and Gorman is a monster.
     
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    I didn't think Jackie Greene was in the Black Crowes?

    The clips I've seen of Trigger Hippy have been awesome. Definitely a great live band. I'd love to see them.
     
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    Gorman is a GREAT drummer. He did the best job with the Zeppelin material when JP and the BC's toured. He's got swing.
     
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    He was more of a sideman/keyboardist with The crows according to his bio. I don't think he competed for that spot with Marc.


     
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    Jackie filled in on lead guitar during the last tour, replacing Luther Dickenson.
    Glad you got to see Trigger Hippy. They don't do too many shows (yet - keeping my fingers crossed), and they've played none near enough to me for me to be able to see them.
     
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    I really like the debut album. Steve lays down a sold foundation and a great feel for the songs. Would love to check them out live but it looks like all they are doing this summer is festivals.

    The comparison the Tedeschi/Trucks is obvious but I like Trigger Hippy a lot better. Better groove, better feel, better song-righting, IMO. Something about Tedeschi/Trucks misses the mark for me and I just can't put my finger on what it is.
     
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    Hope to catch them sometime in the future, have been rocking their first release for months now, hoping a new one is on the horizon.
     
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    I've had their disc constantly in the stereo since it was released. What fantastic record. I'd kill to see them live. Been a huge fan of Joan's for years as well.
     
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    going to see them tomorrow

    really looking forward to it
     
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    They really take the album to a whole different level. They really are a jam band at heart. And to me, it's that stuff which isn't available on the album.

    And when they do jam...the guitar playing and tones are off the charts. Great stuff.
     
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    If I was putting a group together and had my choice of any drummer it would be Gorman. The guy can adapt to anything a song needs and knows what it doesn't need.

    Excellent musician.
     
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    I really dig the record.

    I'd love to see them live.

    I wish Bukovac was still posting here on TGP.
     
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    Gas-man Unrepentant Massaganist

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    14 posts until a mention of Bukovac?

    Not sure everyone understands what a player this guy is.
     
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    i have been listening non-stop to the disc, and i was lucky enough to catch them live. they are a monster band, and yes, tom bukovac is an amazing player. great touch. i agree with taller, and hope (pray) they do some more touring.
     
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    I hear they have a chick singer who's pretty good, too?
     
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    I would have mentioned him, but I couldn't remember his name. Hence, I referred to "the guitar playing". Yes - he was great. Could have listened to him all by himself.
     
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    Gas-man Unrepentant Massaganist

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    But the DRUMMER!!!!

    ;)
     
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    Is Joan Osborne still in the band? I saw them once with Donna Godchaux and she was ok, but I'd rather see them with Joan doing vocals.
     

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