14 Songs, 48 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

As long as the Reverend Horton Heat’s guitarist Jim Heath can sling a manic guitar solo, there will always be a place for the trio’s crazed rockabilly. The trio is joined by pianist and accordionist Tim Alexander, but no matter who colors the Reverend’s world, it still comes down to raw, unfettered energy and Laughin’ & Cryin’ continues the Texas trio’s skewered take on the real world. “Ain’t No Saguaro In Texas” corrects Hollywood who it seems made the Saguaro cactus a Texas icon, except it doesn’t grow within a thousand miles of the Lone Star state. “Death Metal Guys” is an attempt at rock criticism. “Aw, the Humanity” slows things for a tear-jerker about the crash of the Hindenburg. “Oh God! Doesn’t Work In Vegas” explains how God isn’t a fool-proof scheme for winning at the blackjack table. “Rural Point of View” explains the world in a way that city philosophers never understand. Alcohol and love meet in a variety of situations and the band’s trademarked hustle never abandons them throughout.

EDITORS’ NOTES

As long as the Reverend Horton Heat’s guitarist Jim Heath can sling a manic guitar solo, there will always be a place for the trio’s crazed rockabilly. The trio is joined by pianist and accordionist Tim Alexander, but no matter who colors the Reverend’s world, it still comes down to raw, unfettered energy and Laughin’ & Cryin’ continues the Texas trio’s skewered take on the real world. “Ain’t No Saguaro In Texas” corrects Hollywood who it seems made the Saguaro cactus a Texas icon, except it doesn’t grow within a thousand miles of the Lone Star state. “Death Metal Guys” is an attempt at rock criticism. “Aw, the Humanity” slows things for a tear-jerker about the crash of the Hindenburg. “Oh God! Doesn’t Work In Vegas” explains how God isn’t a fool-proof scheme for winning at the blackjack table. “Rural Point of View” explains the world in a way that city philosophers never understand. Alcohol and love meet in a variety of situations and the band’s trademarked hustle never abandons them throughout.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Punk_Rocker_to_the_Core ,

Awesome!

Excellent group to listen to and go see in concert. Just awesome.

cyatesthebutcher ,

Clintthebutcher

Better than Hendrix.

GIVEUPTHEDUCKY ,

The Daddy of Em' All....

I saw this cat at STAGECOACH and he rocked it hard. With out a doubt, hands down, equally talanted as Brian Setzer. Ask me again when theres booze flowing through me and I just might say he is better. Respeto Jefe!

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