White Ghost Shivers

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White Ghost Shivers
Origin Austin, Texas, USA
Genres Cabaret
Jazz
Years active 2000–present
Website whiteghostshivers.com

White Ghost Shivers is an eclectic American band based in Austin, Texas which claims cabaret, jazz, vaudeville, hokum, western swing, hillbilly, jugband and ragtime as its inspiration.[1] The band has been declared "Best None of the Above" by the Austin Music Awards for 2005 and 2007.[2]

Band members[edit]

  • Shorty Stump: vocals, tenor banjo, ukuleles, guitar, mandolin, kazoo, nose flute, tuba, jug
  • Cella Blue: vocals, skirt-lifting, slide whistle, various sound effects, mover and shaker
  • Smokebreak Slemenda/Detective Stain: vocals, lead guitar
  • Hot Thomas/Sleepytime T: vocals, violin, tenor banjo
  • Poppiticus/Ma poppitt: string bass, background vocals
  • Ten-Penny Brown/Saturn: clarinet, tenor saxophone, jug
  • Reese's Pieces/Baby-Faced Finster: stride piano, saw, uke

Discography[edit]

  • Hokum If You Gottem (2003; Chicken Ranch Records)
  1. White Ghost Shivers Ball (3:17)
  2. Tell It to Me (2:56)
  3. Too Damn Old (2:19)
  4. Delores (4:07)
  5. Down and Out Rag (2:31)
  6. This Ol' Life (3:14)
  7. Siberian Cakewalk (4:00)
  8. Outhouse Blues (4:06)
  9. Ignacio (4:13)
  10. My Gal (3:26)
  11. Who Walks In (3:18)
  12. Eliza May (5:12)
  13. One Eyed Sam (4:04)
  14. Sweet the Monkey (4:18)
  15. Big Horn Blues (7:44)
  16. Shouldn't Do That (Bonus Track on 2005 Reissue; 3:01)
  17. Shopping Mall (Bonus Track on 2005 Reissue; 2:27)
  • Live on the Radio (2005)
  1. Pipe Dreams
  2. Tell It To Me
  3. The Ghost Song
  4. Chinatown
  5. Outhouse Blues
  6. Oh Malloy
  7. Devil With The Devil
  8. Sweet The Monkey
  9. Big N Easy
  10. Delores
  11. One Eyed Sam
  12. White Ghost Shivers Ball
  • Everyone's Got 'Em (2006)
  1. Everyone's Got' em
  2. Mama said
  3. Little Kisses
  4. Weed Smokers Dream
  5. Slaughter the Hog
  6. The Ghost Song
  7. Chinatown
  8. My Land
  9. Strictly Ornamental
  10. Shivers' Stomp
  11. Oh! Malloy
  12. Toot Yer Whistle, Blow My Horn
  13. Pipe Dreams
  14. Made for Two
  • Nobody Loves You Like We Do (2011)
  1. White Trash Fast Food
  2. Nobody Love You
  3. Too Easy
  4. Some Things A Girl Can't Give Away
  5. Sweet The Monkey
  6. Sweet Banana
  7. Short Haired Girl
  8. Murder In The Big Top
  9. Sun Stare
  10. Daddy Won't You Please Come Home
  11. The Reaper
  12. Maybe Mary Might Marry Me
  13. We Never Mention Aunt Clara

References[edit]

  1. ^ "White Ghost Shivers Press Kit". Supersonic. Retrieved 2007-04-19. 
  2. ^ "White Ghost Shivers Calendar: Performer Page". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 2007-04-19. 

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