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Dash Rip Rock

Playing a revved-up mixture of punk, rockabilly, hard rock, country, and dirty boogie, New Orleans natives Dash Rip Rock are one of the most enduring acts on the Southern "cowpunk" scene, playing rowdy, sweat-soaked shows and making bold, raucous records over a quarter-century after they first took flight. Taking their name from a minor but memorable character on the TV sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, Dash Rip Rock were founded in 1984 by guitarist and singer Bill Davis, who has been the sole constant member throughout the group's history. The initial edition of Dash Rip Rock featured Davis, Ned "Hoaky" Hickel on bass, and F. Clarke Martty on drums, and was primarily focused on rockabilly and uptempo country sounds. Within a year, Davis became eager to bring a harder and more aggressive edge to the music, and Martty left the trio, with Fred LeBlanc taking over on drums. Dash Rip Rock earned a reputation as a great energetic live act, and their steady schedule of road gigs won them a large following in New Orleans and plenty of college towns throughout the South and Southwest. Dash Rip Rock became a frequent attraction at the 688 Club in Atlanta, Georgia, and when the club's owners decided to launch a record label, Dash Rip Rock became their first signing, releasing the group's self-titled debut in 1987. The North Carolina-based independent label Mammoth Records picked up 688's distribution, and for Dash Rip Rock's 1989 album Ace of Clubs, the band moved up to Mammoth's roster. After touring behind Ace of Clubs, Fred LeBlanc left the band (he would go on to co-found the long-running country-rock band Cowboy Mouth), and drummer Chris Luckette signed on with DRR in time to record 1990's Not of This World, produced by living legend Jim Dickinson. Dash Rip Rock closed out their Mammoth Records tenure with the 1991 live set Boiled Alive, and they signed with the California-based indie Dr. Dream Records for the 1993 release Tiger Town. After jumping to the Ichiban-distributed Naked Language imprint for 1995's Get You Some of Me (which included the radio favorite "Let's Go Smoke Some Pot"), and 1996's Dash Rip Rock's Gold Record (which had some of the group's familiar audience favorites), 1998 found Fred LeBlanc making a partial return to the band as producer and sideman on the album Paydirt. (Paydirt also found the group once again breaking in a new drummer, Kyle Melancon.) For 2002's Sonic Boom, the group briefly shortened their name to Dash, as well as adding a bit of polish to their sound, but with the 2005 collection Recyclone, Dash Rip Rock offered a potent look back at the cream of their back catalog while also teaming up with an unlikely but supportive record label, Alternative Tentacles, run by former Dead Kennedys' vocalist Jello Biafra. While in the 2000s Dash Rip Rock went through an impressive number of drummers and bass players after both Hickel and Melancon moved on, the association with Alternative Tentacles led to a series of strong and lively albums, including the tongue-in-cheek concept album Hee Haw Hell (2007), the party-hearty celebration Call of the Wild (2010), and the dark, harder-edged Black Liquor (2012), which helped rekindle interest in the band, who still play upwards of 150 shows a year. In 2012, Dash Rip Rock were inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, and the group also has the distinction of being the only band to have played the South by Southwest Music Conference every year since it was launched in 1986. ~ Mark Deming
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Hee Haw Hell

1. Cantos 01

2. Hee Haw Hell

3. Cantos 02

4. Southern Rain

5. Cantos 03

6. Moaf

7. Cantos 04

8. Fall Down, Go Boom

9. Cantos 05

10. Friendly Fire

11. Cantos 06

12. Man Of Constant Sorrow

13. Cantos 07

14. Chariots Of Hellfire

15. Glossolalia Is Such A Gas

16. Cantos 08

17. If You See Kay

18. Cantos 09

19. The Part Of My Brain

20. Cantos 10

21. Punk Rock Never Happened

22. Cantos 11

23. Hee Haw Hell Reprise

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Track List: Recyclone

1. Shootin' Up Signs

2. Johnny Ace

3. She's Got A Lot Of Nerve

4. Rattletrap

5. Silver Moonlit Rail

6. B.F.E.

7. True Drunk Love

8. You Were On My Mind

9. Snows In Mississippi

10. Falling Apart

11. Locked Inside A Liquor Store

12. Best Reason To Leave You

13. Eventually Evangeline

14. False Prophet

15. Dmz

16. Call Me When You Find My Number

17. String You Up

18. Marsupial

19. Pot 2005

20. Shake That Girl

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Track List: Pay Dirt

1. King Death

2. She's Got A Lot Of Nerve

3. String You Up

4. Drivin' Feelin'

5. Singin' The Blues

6. Best Reason

7. Clown Down

8. Markers Down

9. False Prophet

10. Think Of Me

11. Call Me

12. Anchor Me

13. Fly To The Gulf

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Track List: Dash Rip Rock's Gold Record

1. Rawhide

2. Johnny Ace

3. I Saw The Light

4. Liqour Store

5. Jambalaya (Live)

6. Isn't That Enough

7. Pussywhipped

8. Jarhead

9. DMZ

10. Rich Little B**ch

11. Specialty

12. Born On The Bayou

13. Bum F**k Egypt (Live)

14. Toy Box

15. (Let's Go) Smoke Some Pot

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Track List: Dash Rip Rock

1. Pack Your Bags

2. DMZ

3. Endeavor

4. Old Bridge

5. Just For Spite

6. Like Your Mama Said

7. Hell's Scared

8. Operator

9. I Saw The Light

10. Big Daddy Like Whiskey

11. Specialty

12. Buried Treaseure

13. Shake That Girl

14. Bad Dream

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Track List: Country Girlfriend

1. Let The Trucks Roll

2. Country Girlfriend

3. Beer Town, Usa

4. Google This

5. It's The Beer

6. Natchez Trace

7. The Only Star In Texas

8. New Orleans Needs Stronger Dikes

9. Bs Cowboy

10. Please Come To The Mardi Gras

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Track List: Dash Rip Rock Sings: Get You Some Of Me

1. Life Flash

2. Shootin' Up Signs

3. Donaldsonville

4. If I Hide

5. Ridin' Into Memphis

6. Scheme Of Things

7. Get You Some Of Me

8. Houseboat

9. September

10. Livin' The Lie I Love

11. The Heart I Break

12. Wind In My Face

13. Half Kansas Moon

14. Desert Walk

15. All Day Night

16. (Let's Go) Smoke Some Pot

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Track List: Wrongheaded

1. Stickin' To The Woods

2. Finished

3. Awesome

4. Broken Arrow

5. Country Stories

6. Songreader

7. Run Like A River

8. Loser

9. Shades

10. Swamp Pigs

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I LOVE Dash Rip Rock! They were amazing as always Friday at the French Quarter Fest! I would of loved to dance more, but it's kind of hard to dance when standing up on the iron fence of the Mint building. I did have an amazing view though!
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Love all there stuff!!!
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Dash Riprock, real name Homer Noodleman. One of the other Hollywood suitors of Elly Mae Clampett on the Beverly Hillbillys was named Bolt Upright. Hahahaha that was good TV, not like the vulgar trash on TV today
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Hee haw hell is the best!!!
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LoL good one!
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Gotta love DDR!!
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allisewomack
It's the lonnnnnnnnnn n n n n n n n n n n g e s t !
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Album #15, Call of the Wild, now out and soon to be on Pandora! Look for CD Release Parties HOB-NO, HOB-Houston and elsewhere throughout the late Summer and Fall!
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Used to see them every time they were in Houston while I was in college. Great show, great music, funny guys!
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Great band on a CD, even better live!!!!!!!! ! !

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