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Friday, February 8, 2013

Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys


Amanda Shaw commands attention with her poignant & rhythmic sounds that only a Louisiana prodigy could deliver. At 22, she is a powerful international touring artist, has recorded 3 critically-acclaimed albums, won the Big Easy Award for Best Female Entertainer, roles in films including IMAX “Hurricane On The Bayou.” The New Orleans native is a pioneer of the new breed of young, roots-based music.

Truth in advertising would suggest that "Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys" should really be "Smoking Hot Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys".

In addition to be an amazing singer, Amanda is an awesome fidler.
New Orleans’ music sensation, Amanda Shaw and long-time band, The Cute Guys are releasing one of their fan favorites at live shows but never-before-recorded cover of “Should I Stay or Should I Go” by seminal punk band The Clash. The track is mixed by Grammy award-winning and platinum-selling engineer/producer/musician, Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey). The single will be released as a free fan appreciation single download along with video during Mardi Gras this month.
Here's the video.

Should I Stay or Should I Go

Amanda Shaw - Should I Stay or Should I Go from amanda shaw on Vimeo.


And just for good measure here's the download.

 





As always a good song bears repeating, and this is one of those aforementioned live performances. This live At The 2010 New Orleans Jazzfest.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?




So having heard her most recent track, lets take an elongated trip on the wayback machine and check out the history of this beautiful and talented young lady.

Let's go back seven years and give an ear to a cute 15 year old girl in a Lynyrd Skynyrd t-shirt playing some serious Cajun music? You bet!

One-Legged McGee (aka: Spazz) Recorded at the 2nd Annual Mudbug Bash at the Bradfordville Blues Club, Tallahassee, FL.



This was a couple of years later.
A very good version, once you get by the living proof that white men can't dance.

Devil went down to Georgia



Come on forward a couple of more years and we get these pair of gems.

Hot Tamale Baby - Good Southern Girl Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys live at Schuba's in Chicago 10-26-10


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