Listening Lyrics Mar 7th, 2014 guests THE SMOKE SHOVELERS

This is one of those FUN shows - great music and great banter. Listen in, listen now for this special hour.  Acoustic duo The Smoke Shovelers have spent a few years now sneaking around the periphery of the Davis/Sacto circuit entertaining friends and family at barbecues, honey-extracting parties, coffee-roasting sessions, campfire jams, film-festivals, back-patio birthdays, front-porch hoe-downs, New Year’s celebrations, and every once in a while planting themselves in front of microphones for a paying audience in more traditional musical venues. Davis music veterans Roger Kunkel (Thin White Rope, Acme Rocket Quartet) on mandolin, guitar, banjo, and fiddle, and Rusi Gustafson (Curbfeelers, Acme Rocket Quartet) on guitar, banjitar, and harmonica, lend their two-part harmonies to both original tunes and an up-ended grab-bag of folk, bluegrass, and country-rock covers ranging from The Statler Brothers and John Prine to The Replacements and The Velvet Underground.