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Reviewed by Jim Caligiuri, July 22, 2011, Music

J.W.W. & the Prospectors

It's High Past Time (Southbound Trail)

Few bands keep the Western swing banner flying high, but J.W.W. & the Prospectors wave that flag with nimble style. Their first full-length brings to mind traditional voices such as Tex Williams while also possessing the rebellious nature of revivalists like Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen. A Moon Mullican cover and longtime Big Sandy drummer Bobby Trimble augment the local septet's bona fides.


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