Miss Leslie & Her Juke-Jointers

Miss Leslie & Her Juke-Jointers

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Upon hearing "Honky Tonk Happy Hour", the latest CD by Miss Leslie & Her Juke-Jointers, Dale Watson said, "If this ain't country, I'll kiss your a**."

Biography

Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers play honky tonk country music with a 50s and 60s flair. This group is creating buzz with their music they describe as “Country music with a hardwood floor sound”. Combining original material along with obscure country tunes that they have unearthed from the 50s and 60s, the band opens up new sounds in a retro honky-tonk setting.
Leslie Lindley sings a gutsy, belting lead that has been compared to the likes of Patsy Cline, Leona Williams and Connie Smith. While Miss Leslie & Her Juke-Jointers are a relatively new group on the scene, the band has played professionally with nationally touring acts. Ricky Davis played for many years with Gary P Nunn and Dale Watson and is the steel player on most of Dale Watson's recordings. Ricky has also played with many Texas artists such as: Tommy Alverson; Davin James; Larry Joe Taylor; The Derailers and Asleep at the Wheel and TV and radio commercials and movies such as www.monster.com, Bud Light, Kodak, Lonestar, Texas Lotto, "A Scanner Darkly" and many more. Ric Ramirez has played upright bass with Two Tons of Steel and Wayne “The Train” Hancock.

Original tunes mainly come from Miss Leslie. Jake Jenkins, who wrote most of the material for Rebel Records' Karl Shiflett and the Big Country Show when he toured with them, also wrote most of the songs on the "Honky Tonk Revival" CD. For more about Jake, click here: Jake's Page.

Award Nominations:
* 2006 Houston Press Music Awards: Best C&W Band, Local Musician of the Year, Best LP (Honky Tonk Revival), Best Female Vocalist, and Best Guitarist (Randy Lindley)
* 2006 Academy of Western Artists: Contemporary Classic Country Group or Duo, Contemporary Classic Country Song (I'll Be Gone Tonight), and Contemporary Classic Country Album (Honky Tonk Revival)
* 2005 Best Original Band - Houston Chronicle’s Ultimate Houston Awards
* 2005 and 2006 Top Music Pick - Houston Chronicle’s Handstamp Blog
* 2004 and 2005 Best C&W Band - Houston Press Music Awards
* “Honky Tonk Revival” - Best Debut Album of 2005 - FAR Chart’s, FAR and Away picks and the AMA Top 100 (spent 4 months).

Discography

"Honky Tonk Happy Hour - Live at the Continental Club" - CD, 2006
"Honky Tonk Revival" - CD, 2005
"Turn Around 'The Preview'" - CD EP, 2004