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Pokey LaFarge

Today’s top 5 comes from Pokey LaFarge…

When Pokey teams up with his group, they’re known as Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three, and they play classic Americana-country-bluesy-souly-swing, with washboard percussion and a lyrical focus on drinking whisky. They’re ace.

Jack White (“THE” Jack White) has taken a shine to Pokey and the boys – he produced a 7″ for them on his own label Third Man Records – and word on the street is they may be playing with the man himself at some point in 2012.

Pokey’s put together the following tunes for your listening pleasure. So without further ado, here’s what Pokey has to say:

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