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Mardi Gras 2015: Wendy Colonna to Home and Back, Pt.2
Her "strange little circle" led right back home and to the Real Thing™
DAILY The Gay Place  February 9, 2015, by Kate X Messer
"...WC: I usually hire producers for my work, but this time, I got to be the producer of the project," she says. "I brought in some musicians I worked with on my first record in 1990 and some new ones like Joel Savoy [son of Marc and Ann, and lifelong member of the Savoy Family Cajun Band]..."

Red Stick Ramblers
Live shots
Music Review  January 23, 2004, by Jim Caligiuri
"...The Ramblers' combination of youthful exuberance and admirable musicianship made sure that everyone got their Saturday party night done right. Celebrating the release of their new Bring It on Down, they featured quite a few of the disc's originals, like the dark yet fervent "Main Street Blues" and trad Cajun two-step "When the Sugar Cane's Tall." Yet the sextet, with fiddle player Joel Savoy leading the way, also offered classics rendered true to their original style, arranged and executed in a way that made them sound resoundingly new..."

Motherless Child
Obscure monument to balladry finally sees the light of day
Music Story  July 6, 2001, by Raoul Hernandez
"..."It was recalled like the Ray Charles one was," explains Dorn, whose Label M has reissued The Source. "Even though Jimmy assured us that he was not under contract to Savoy anymore -- that's why the Ray Charles album had been pulled -- Savoy came out of the woodwork, showed us papers, and the Atlantic lawyers didn't want to fight it..."

Jimmy Scott
Jazz Sides
Music Review  October 25, 2002, by Raoul Hernandez
"...Whereas the Civil Rights overtones and jazz-centric production on The Source justifies recognition as Scott's ultimate recording, it is not, in fact, bested by its string-strangled predecessor. Like the majority of Scott's output for Savoy, whose owner Herman Lubinsky put the kibosh on all the singer's extracurricular musical projects, Falling in Love Is Wonderful is shrill with orchestral schmaltz..."

Music Recommended
Music Story  October 27, 1995
"...Former Big Boys guitarist Tim Kerr and his Poison 13 partner in crime, vocalist Mike Carroll, are the dark witnesses to a blues perversion so sinister that it'll be right at home in that corner spiderweb at the Hole in the Wall. Paranoids and 1,4,5's open. COWBOY MOUTH, SEED La Zona Rosa, Friday 27 Not a bad year for the boys in the Mouth: They shape-shifted with a new bassist -- ex-Bluerunner Rob Savoy -- received over-..."

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