Whitey Morgan Announces New Live LP, Offers Up Audio of "Buick City" (Premiere)

by Brice Ezell

4 November 2014

Honky tonk maestro Whitey Morgan has a new live album ready for the holiday season. Below you can get a taste of what's to come by streaming "Buick City".

In his 2010 PopMatters review of Whitey Morgan and the 78’s’ self-titled sophomore outing, Stephen Haag wrote that the group “an album meant to be played -– and loud -– in a shitty dive bar jukebox. And yes, that’s a compliment.” He finished his review by saying the music will make you want to “to crank this record and turn up the bottle.”

Now, four years later, Morgan and his band have readied their followup to Whitey Morgan and the 78’s, the live LP Born, Raised, & LIVE From Flint, which was recorded in Morgan’s Michigan hometown.

Born, Raised, & LIVE From Flint
Bloodshot Records
December 2nd, 2014

1. Buick City
2. Cocaine Train
3. Crazy
4. Cheatin Again
5. Bad News
6. Prove It All to You
7. Turn Up the Bottle
8. Another Round
9. I’m On Fire
10. Ain’t Drunk
11. Honky Tonk Queen
12. Where Do You Want It
13. Mind Your Own Business

Stream “Buick City”, the opening cut off of the record:

Born, Raised, & LIVE From Flint can be preordered through Bloodshot’s website.

Whitey Morgan and the 78’s will be playing live at the following tour dates:

11/8/2014—Flagstaff, AZ—The Museum Club
11/13/2014—Long Beach, CA—Harvelle’s
11/14/2014—Lake Elsinore. CA—Grumps Garage
11/15/2014—Las Vegas, NV—Vinyl Room at Hard Rock Hotel
12/3/2014—Milwaukee, WI—Shank Hall
12/5/2014—Minneapolis, MN—Cabooze
12/6/2014—Chicago, IL—Bottom Lounge
12/12/2014—Louisville, KY—The County Line
12/13/2014—Nashville, TN—Exit/ In
1/9/2015—San Diego, CA—The Casbah
1/10/2015—West Hollywood, CA—Whisky A Go Go
1/13/2015—Bakersfield, CA—Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace
1/14/2015—Santa Cruz, CA—Moe’s Alley
1/16/2015—San Francisco, CA—Thee Parkside
1/23/2015—Portland, OR—Dante’s
1/24/2015—Seattle, WA—Tractor Tavern

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