Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Most unusual group, which suits me fine. Like the Petersens, a family band but with a difference – the main drivers are the three kids, all multi-instrumentalists. They roped the parents in too. This is maybe my fave of theirs:

They reject the label ‘rockabilly’ and looking at their playlist, maybe that’s so – it’s more blues, the songs not half bad.

I didn’t know they’d been around that long, this interview reveals much:

Kitty is the taller sister, youngest sibling, hardly smiles, plays harmonica, wears green a lot, Lewis the middling one on guitar, Daisy the eldest, smallest, bossiest, yet smiles sweetly, wears yellow with that weird drumming.

I was not sure I liked them on first youtube watching but then learnt that they were doing this analogue recording, issuing vinyls, doing their own arrangements or writing their own material – they’re really quite something that way, plus they can play.

A long piece to take us out, harmonica Daisy goes into trances with the microphone, strange drumming from the eldest again,the boy introduces the whole band in the last few minutes:

Now, to everything, there is a dark side and tomorrow morning, as part of the Saturday post, I’m going to run a different version of one of those songs above – same song, different video and that relates to the first post of the day today.

2 comments for “Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

  1. james wilson
    June 12, 2020 at 21:43

    I looked around to see what they were ethnically because you blokes simply do not have hair that black. Ango-Indian is the general term I see in use. But apparently they claim Norwegian-Romanian, which would more likely mean Norwegian-Roma, or perhaps all Roma since the Gypsy is extremely clannish and found everywhere. Nothing profound, just interesting to me.

    • June 12, 2020 at 22:45

      Dad is Paraguay, mother English. They say it in last song.

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