The Old Paints: Pure Pop And Country From Birmingham

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Birmingham band The Old Paints are known for their upbeat sound and a percussionist who plays the log. Yes, that’s right, a log. The group draws musical inspiration from artists and bands such as Woody Guthrie, Wilco, and The White Stripes. Their second album, called This Machine, comes out this summer. For WBHM, Joseph Thornton talked with band members Andy Harris and Breely Flowers about their music and the forthcoming album. The Old Paints play Wednesday, May 26 at Saturn Birmingham.

The Old Paints are:

Breely Flower: vocals, percussion, drum kit, whistle/kazoo, acoustic guitar
Andy Harris: vocal, acoustic & electric guitar, harmonica, kazoo, other
Van Hollingsworth: electric guitar
Virginia Phillips: bass

The Old Paints – What Did Rock & Roll Ever Do For You, Anyway? from Normal Jacket on Vimeo.

 

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