If you add a dash of blood from a thumb cut on a guitar string with an eye of newt and a cigarette butt into the Jim Jones cauldron, you’ll get a recipe that trumps any purple kool aid around.
These pale brits with shiny shoes, shiny guitars and a piano as a most potent weapon, stormed the small stage at MWTX armed to the missing teeth.
The crowd was stunned in the sun as the boys bruised their way through taut punkabilly blues numbers emblazoned with MC5 attitude. Songs like “Rock N’ Roll Psychosis” and “Princess and the Frog” were shouted out loud by lead singer Jim Jones, who apologized with extreme British courtesy for his failing voice and then burned through another 12 bar booze new classic.
The Jim Jones Revue bounced their duck tails and black slacks all over the stage and made plenty of new fans who rushed towards the merch girl following their incendiary set.