Jeffrey Evans

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Monsieur Jeffrey Evans
Origin Ohio, USA
Genres

alternative rock
blues-rock
garage punk
indie rock
lo-fi
psychobilly
punk blues
rock & roll
rockabilly

roots rock
Occupations Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Musicologist
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Banjo, Farfisa Organ, Harmonica (Blues Harp)
Years active 1985 — Present
Associated acts

'68 Comeback
Adolescent Music Fantasy
Gibson Bros.
Gibson Bros. & Workdogs
Jeff Evans & His Southern Aces
Jeffrey Evans' CC Riders
Memphis Roadmasters
Monsieur Jeffrey Evans & La Fong

South Filthy

Jeffrey Evans is singer and songwriter best known for his Memphis, TN based band '68 Comeback and The Gibsons Bros., South Filthy and his current solo career. Evans' musical style combines elements of rockabilly, blues, garage rock, punk and rock'n'roll.

History[edit]

Name[edit]

  • Stage name of musician Jeffrey Evans.[1]
  • Listed as Maestro Jeffrey Evans on some recordings.

Cities[edit]

Musical background[edit]

Influences[edit]

He has cited influences such as:

He is considered an influence on bands such as:

Instruments[edit]

  • He is also well-known for his vocals.

Style[edit]

Evans' musical genre has been described as:

His on-stage antics include banter, story-telling, and tidbits of music history.[4][9]

He has written expressive liner notes.

Recording and Producing[edit]

He utilizes his Tillman Audio Research studio for recording.[4] Mehr

He has recorded and produced for artists such as:

Bands[edit]

Bands he has formed[edit]

Bands he has joined[edit]

Songwriting[edit]

Songs he has written and recorded[edit]

  • "'68"
  • "Big Pine Boogie"
  • "Chantilly Rock (And A Pony's Tail)" [4]
  • "Clean Young 16"
  • "The Darker the Berry"
  • "In the Company of Kings"
  • "It Gets a Little Red"
  • "King's Road"
  • "Lil' Hand, Big Gun"
  • "A Little Bitch (And a Little Bitch Better)"
  • "The Long, Long Ballad of the Red-headed Girl"
  • "The Man Who Loved Couch Dancing"
  • "My Huckleberry Friend"
  • "Polaroid Portrait"
  • "Ran Out Of Run"
  • "Rich Man, Rich Man"
  • "Sandra Lynn's Blues"
  • "The Searchers"
  • "Someday My Prince Will Come" [3][4]
  • "Spyder Blues"
  • "The String You Wear"
  • "That's How My Mind Works"
  • "Three Time Loser" [4]
  • "Tobacco Road, Part II"
  • "You Walked in the Room"

Other artists who have recorded his songs[edit]

Record Labels[edit]

Discography[edit]

Gibson Bros.[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Gibson Bros., Emulsified b/w Broke Down Engine. (Siltbreeze Records) SB 03. Vinyl recording. (1991)
  • Gibson Bros., Keepers. (OKra Records) OK 45001/104553. Vinyl recording. (1986) Songs: My Young Life; Parchman Farm; Dirt.
  • Gibson Bros., Knock Down My Blues b/w I'm Driftin.' (In The Red) ITR 009. Vinyl recording. (1992)
  • Gibson Bros., Mean Mistreater. (Homestead Records) HMS 170-7. Vinyl recording. (1992) Songs: Cat Drug In; Girl Can't Help It; Soul Deep.
  • Gibson Bros., My Huckleberry Friend b/w Old Devil. (Giant Claw) GCS 002. Vinyl recording. (1991)
  • Gibson Bros., Southbound. (Glitterhouse Records) GR 0152. Vinyl recording. (1991) Songs: Big Pine Boogie; Arkansas, Mississippi Bo Weevil, Southbound, Tongue-Tied Jill.
  • Gibson Bros., Who's Black And Who's Not? (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 162. Vinyl recording. (1991) Songs: White Nigger; Minnie The Moocher.

Albums[edit]

  • Gibson Bros., Build A Raft. (Old Age). Old Age 007. Vinyl recording. (1987) [7]
  • Gibson Bros., Big Pine Boogie. (OKra Records) OK 33002. Vinyl recording. (1987)
  • Gibson Bros., Big Pine Boogie. (Homestead Records) HMS 119-1. Vinyl recording. (1987) [7]
  • Gibson Bros., Dedicated Fool. (Homestead Records) HMS 141-1. Vinyl recording. (1989) [7] Mehr
  • Gibson Bros., The Man Who Loved Couch Dancing. (Homestead Records) HMS 163-1/2. Vinyl recording. (1990) [7]
  • Gibson Bros., Memphis Sol Today! (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 176. Vinyl recording. (1993) [7]
  • Gibson Bros., Columbus Soul 85. (In The Red) ITR 034. Vinyl recording. (1996)

Compilations[edit]

  • Various artists, A History Of Memphis Garage Rock: The '90s. (Shangri-La Records) Shangri-La 037. Vinyl recording. (2003) Song: Emulsified
  • Various artists, Killed By The Blues. (P-Vine) PCD 5486. Vinyl recording. (1999) Songs: I'm Drifting; Mississippi Bo Weevil.
  • Various artists, Love Is My Only Crime. (Intercord) IRS 964.966. Vinyl recording. (1993) Song: I Don't Wanna Forget How To Jive.
  • Various artists, Root Damage. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 713. Vinyl recording. (2003) Song: Memphis Chicken.
  • Various artists, Tard & Further'd: Siltbreeze Singles Compilation. (Siltbreeze Records) SB 52. Vinyl recording. Song: Broke Down Engine.
  • Various artists, Their Sympathetic Majesties Request: Volume 1: A Decade Of Obscurity And Obsolescence, 1988-1998. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 200. Vinyl recording. (1998) Song: Barbara.[10]

Gibson Bros. & Workdogs[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Gibson Bros. & Workdogs, Punk Rock Truck Driving Song Of A Gun. (Homestead Records) HMS 154-1. Vinyl recording. (1990)

Compilations[edit]

  • Various artists, Brain Blo. (Casting Couch) CCR 009. Vinyl recording. (1992) Song: Not Fade Away.

Monsieur Jeffrey Evans & La Fong[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Monsieur Jeffrey Evans & La Fong, Music From Binghamton. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 101. Vinyl recording. (1990) Songs: Whistle Bait; Shake, Rattle And Roll.[10]

Compilations[edit]

  • Various artists, A History Of Memphis Garage Rock: The '90s. (Shangri-La Records) Shangri-La 037. Vinyl recording. (2003) Song: Shake, Rattle & Roll.
  • Various artists, Their Sympathetic Majesties Request: Volume 1: A Decade Of Obscurity And Obsolescence, 1988-1998. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 200. Vinyl recording. (1998) Song: Shake, Rattle & Roll.

'68 Comeback[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • '68 Comeback, 3 X Loser. (Sugar Ditch) SD 003. Vinyl recording. (1992) Songs: Three Times Loser; His Latest Flame.
  • '68 Comeback, The Annex Sessions, Volume One. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 450. Vinyl recording. (1996) Songs: I Want My Mule Back; Painter Of Sadness.
  • '68 Comeback, The Annex Sessions, Volume Two. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 451. Vinyl recording. (1997) Songs: Whistle Bait; Modern Don Juan.
  • '68 Comeback, Do The Rub b/w Cadillac Man. (Bag Of Hammers) BOH 021. Vinyl recording. (1994)
  • '68 Comeback, Flip, Flop & Fly b/w He's My Everything. (Get Hip) GH 168. Vinyl recording. (1994)
  • '68 Comeback, Great Million Sellers "Rocks The Oldies." (1+2 Records) 1+2 EP 053. Vinyl recording. (1994) Songs: Willie & The Hand Jive; Sixteen Tons.
  • '68 Comeback, High School Confidential b/w Boppin' High School Baby. (PCP Records) PCP 014. Vinyl recording. (1995)
  • '68 Comeback, It Gets A Little Red b/w A Long Time Ago. (In The Red) ITR 016. Vinyl recording. (1993)
  • '68 Comeback, Memphis. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 215. Vinyl recording. (1993) Songs: Chantilly Rock (And A Pony's Tail); All Night Long.
  • '68 Comeback, Peepin' & Hidin' b/w Eager Boy. (Casting Couch) CCR 010. Vinyl recording. (1993)
  • '68 Comeback, Someday My Prince Will Come. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 390. Vinyl recording. (1996) Songs: Someday My Prince Will Come; The Darker The Berry; Sticks And Stones; Bending Like A Willow Tree.
  • '68 Comeback, Tobacco Road, Part I b/w Hedzaz. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 292. Vinyl recording. (1994)
  • '68 Comeback, You Could Call Me Job b/w Where The Rio De Rosa Flows. (Subpop) SP 216. Vinyl recording. (1993)

Albums[edit]

  • '68 Comeback, A Bridge Too Fuckin' Far. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 422. Vinyl recording. (1998) [4]
  • '68 Comeback, Golden Rogues Collection. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 321. Vinyl recording. (1994) [4]
  • '68 Comeback, Love Always Wins. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 574. Vinyl recording. (1999)
  • '68 Comeback, Mr. Downchild. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 277. Vinyl recording. (1994) [4]
  • '68 Comeback, Paper Boy Blues. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 258. Vinyl recording. (1993)

Compilations[edit]

  • Various artists, A History Of Memphis Garage Rock: The '90s. (Shangri-La Records) Shangri-La 037. Vinyl recording. (2003) Song: Paper Boy Blues.
  • Various artists, I Hate Music. (P-Vine) PCD 5489. Vinyl recording. (1999) Song: A Long Time Ago.
  • Various artists, Killed By The Blues. (P-Vine) PCD 5486. Vinyl recording. (1999) Song: It Gets A Little Red.
  • Various artists, PCP Generics. (PCP Records) PCP 022. Vinyl recording. (1995) Song: Boppin' High School Baby.
  • Various artists, Root Damage. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 713. Vinyl recording. (2003) Song: '68.
  • Various artists, Shine On, Sweet Starlet soundtrack. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 537. Vinyl recording. (1998) Song: Dick C. Belle.[4][10]
  • Various artists, The Sore Losers soundtrack. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 338. Vinyl recording. (1997) Songs: Funky Kuntry Capers; '68; Smack Dab (In The Middle); Go Go Goliatha.[4][10]
  • Various artists, Their Sympathetic Majesties Request: Volume 2. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 300. Vinyl recording. (2003) Song: Chantilly Rock.

Monsieur Jeffrey Evans & Ross Johnson[edit]

Compilations[edit]

  • Ross Johnson, Make It Stop! The Most of Ross Johnson (Goner Records) 37 GONE. Vinyl recording. (2007) Song: Farmer John.
  • Various artists, Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 271. Vinyl recording. (1993) Song: Mr. Blue X-mas (Cut Your Head On Christmas).
  • Various artists, Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus: Volumes 1 & 2. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 396. Vinyl recording. (1994) Song: Mr. Blue X-mas (Cut Your Head On Christmas).

Jeffrey Evans' CC Riders[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • CC Riders, CC Riders. (Contaminated Records) Vinyl recording. (2001)

Monsieur Jeffrey Evans[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Monsieur Jeffrey Evans, I've Lived A Rich Life: Live at Shangri-La Records. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 650. Vinyl recording. (2002) [4]
  • Walter Daniels, the Oblivians & Monsieur Jeffrey Evans, Melissa's Garage Revisited. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 590. Vinyl recording. (1999) [3]

Compilations[edit]

  • Various artists, Guitarrorists. (No. 6 Records / Caroline Records) KAR 009. Vinyl recording. (1991) Song: Longwood Mansion.
  • Various artists, When the Levee Breaks: A Benefit Concert for Katrina Survivors. (Label 219 Records / Redeye Distribution) Vinyl recording. (2006)

Splits[edit]

  • Monsieur Jeffrey Evans & Don Howland, Tour split. (db's Records) DBS 8. Vinyl recording. (2001) Song: Sweatshop Blues.

South Filthy[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • South Filthy, Goin' Down The Valley b/w Carry That Load. (Beast Records) BR076. (2007)
  • South Filthy, Soul Of A Man b/w Speed Traps, Weigh Stations, & Detour Signs. (Wrecked Em Records) Wrecked 004. Vinyl recording. (2003)

Albums[edit]

  • South Filthy, Crackin' Up. (Licorice Tree Records) YUM 1008. Vinyl recording. (2006)
  • South Filthy, Crackin' Up + You Can Name It Yo' Mammy If You Wanna. (Rockin' Bones) RON 062-1/RON062-2. Vinyl recording. (2005)
  • South Filthy, You Can Name It Yo' Mammy If You Wanna. (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 701. Vinyl recording. (2002)

Compilations[edit]

  • Various artists, Root Damage (Sympathy For The Record Industry) SFTRI 713. Vinyl recording. (2003) Song: Hot Dog.

Documentary[edit]

Other artists with whom he has worked[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p [4]
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  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n [7]
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  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t guitar-hero.html
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j [9]
  11. ^ a b [10]
  • Mehr, Bob. Memphis Commercial Appeal. Dedicated fool: Persistence proves its own reward for local cult legend. December 15, 2006.

External links[edit]

  • YouTube. Bassholes, featuring Monsieur Jeffrey Evans, Live at Club 3VOOR12, Holland. Video recording. Circa 2005. [11]