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Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks

I don't know what it is about swing music that makes me feel so good. I love all kinds of swing from big band to country to rockabilly. One of the bands still touring and delighting audiences with his swing is Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. They burst on the scene in 1969 in San Francisco ( of course) and released their first album, Original Recordings in 1970, followed by  Where's the Money, Striking It Rich and Last Train to Hicksville, to name the first few titles.  You gotta love a band with song titles like " How Can I Miss You if You Won't Go Away" I doubt they got rich, but is making people happy can make you wealthy, than he is one of the richest people on the planet. The band will be back in Madison May 15 at the Majestic Theater, with Madison's Harmonious Wail opening the evening in this seated show. ( YAY! seats!) Here is a taste of what they sounded like when they were in Madison in December 2007 to celebrate his birthday!

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