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The Westside Sheiks

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The Westside Sheiks are Jon Dryden and Preacher Boy.

Jon Dryden: acoustic piano Christopher "Preacher Boy" Watkins: guitar and voice

also featuring: Holly Martins: drums Anna Schmidt: bass Harry Lime: harmonica

art direction: Amy Marinelli cover photo: Amy Marinelli

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"Preacher Boy’s performances leave nothing but scorched earth in their wake." -That Devil Music 

"Wonderful work on National Steel." -Rolling Stone 

“A totally unique twist on roots music.” -Blues Access 

“The man knows how to write a song, and how to deliver it with gut-punch impact." -Sputnik Music 

“A devious storm of gothic Americana and gritty country blues." - Good Times 

"Preacher Boy is a songwriter of startling originality." - MOJO

"Country blues that marry Nick Cave, Robert Johnson, Woody Guthrie and Tom Waits" - MELODY MAKER

"Detailed, offbeat imagery that recalls Dylan's best" - BLUES REVUE

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