A distinguished member of the Better Records Rock and Pop Hall of Fame.
This live album has White Hot Stamper sound on side two, with sound that is rich, real and musical in ways that we have never heard ANY Dan Hicks record sound. Who knew it could sound like this? Certainly not us.
The dryness, the flatness, the you-are-so-not-thereness of their studio recordings is nowhere in evidence on this side two, which is as good and probably better than any side we heard in our shootout. It’s not an easy record to find in clean condition in the first place.
A+++ White Hot Stamper Good As It Gets sound, so transparent and full of life. The female singers’ voices are so clear, breathy and sweet on this copy, we were a bit taken aback. On a Dan Hicks record? That just never happens! (more…)