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Event Archive - BOCEPHUS KING: Bocephus King

Wed. October 3rd 2007 9;30 doors at 8:30 Railway Club (No Minors) 9;30 doors at 8:30
$8.
In an industry that thrives on acts fitting into nicely shaped musical boxes, Bocephus King has cemented a musical presence by never doing what his fans - or detractors - expect.On "All Children Believe in Heaven', Perry tips his hat to tragic heroes like Jack Kerouac, Henry Miller and Montgomery Clift. The songs range from vaudeville to Nashville, blues-rock to gospel pop, orchestrating visions of 1950's Hollywood heartbreakers and poor, lost souls. Behind every pin-up girl's smile is a poisoned tongue; behind every promise of stardom is the ultimate sacrifice. But through every last song on an album that Fast Forward Magazine calls 'heavenly', the listener finds redemption, courtesy of B.King and a cast of players.

Bocephus King

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In the summer of 2000, Bocephus King was doing pretty well for himself. He had just released his third CD and was embarking on his second European tour. His last two releases were on dozens of top ten lists and his live shows had become legendary. Accompanied by the biggest buzz band to come along in years, The Rigalattos, he was the belle of the b... more info
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