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Jason and the Scorchers: Can't Be Real If It Ain't Got That Feel

Anthony DeCurtis, Record, January 1984

SWEAT-SOAKED and sprawled on a couch in the dressing room of Atlanta hot-spot 688 club, Scorcher guitarist Warner Hodges pulls on a cold one and flashes a smile: "If that ain't kickin' ass, I don't know what is!" Hard to disagree with the man. Jason and the Nashville Scorchers, led by spasmodic vocalist/guitarist Jason Ringenberg, had just unleashed another of the hyperkinetic shows that've stomped hard-core country and just plain hard-core audiences nationwide.

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