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The Ragtime Rumours – Rag ‘n Roll (2018) [Official Digital Download 24bit/44,1kHz]

The Ragtime Rumours – Rag ‘n Roll (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 43:51 minutes | 492 MB | Genre: Blues
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front cover | © Ruf Records GmbH

Calling all jaded music-lovers. The Ragtime Rumours have come to prick up your ears. In an era when the dead-eyed music industry clings to tired formulas, these time-travelling Dutch visionaries tear up the rulebook – and that rebel attitude is all over ‘Rag ‘N Roll’. Anything goes on this revolutionary debut album, as the ghosts of Robert Johnson and Django Reinhardt meet the influence of Tom Waits and Pokey LaFarge, driving eleven self-penned originals and one traditional that could have been written in 1920 or 2018.”We combine our inspiration for ragtime music with the styles of blues, gypsy jazz and rock ‘n’ roll,” explain the band.”We call it rag ‘n’ roll…”

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The Ragtime Rumours – Abandon Ship (2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88,2kHz]

The Ragtime Rumours – Abandon Ship (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 39:28 minutes | 789 GM | Genre: Blues
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © Ruf Records GmbH

Rules are there to be broken. Genres are there to be blurred. Perhaps you thought The Ragtime Rumours could never top the fearless alchemy of 2018’s debut Rag ’N Roll – a rebellious collision of vintage blues, offbeat rock ‘n’ roll, gypsy-jazz and quirky storytelling. But with this year’s Abandon Ship, you’ll be happily proved wrong. “In our opinion,” say the band, “Rag ’N Roll was the appetiser and Abandon Ship is the main course.”

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