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Album: The Dirty Boogie
# Song Title   Time
1)    This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof Album Version More Info... 2:19
2)    The Dirty Boogie Album Version More Info... 3:14
3)    This Old House Album Version More Info... 3:07
4)    Let's Live It Up Album Version More Info... 3:42
5)    Sleepwalk Album Version More Info... 3:50
6)    Jump Jive An' Wail Album Version More Info... 2:53
7)    You're The Boss Album Version More Info... 3:44
8)    Rock This Town Album Version More Info... 6:37
9)    Since I Don't Have You Album Version More Info... 4:09
10)    Switchblade 327 Album Version More Info... 3:31
11)    Nosey Joe Album Version More Info... 2:53
12)    Hollywood Nocturne Album Version More Info... 5:35
13)    As Long As I'm Singin' Album Version More Info... 4:04
 

Album: The Dirty Boogie
# Song Title   Time
1)    This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof Album Version More Info... 2:19
2)    The Dirty Boogie Album Version More Info... 3:14
3)    This Old House Album Version More Info... 3:07
4)    Let's Live It Up Album Version More Info... 3:42
5)    Sleepwalk Album Version More Info... 3:50
6)    Jump Jive An' Wail Album Version More Info... 2:53
7)    You're The Boss Album Version More Info... 3:44
8)    Rock This Town Album Version More Info... 6:37
9)    Since I Don't Have You Album Version More Info... 4:09
10)    Switchblade 327 Album Version More Info... 3:31
11)    Nosey Joe Album Version More Info... 2:53
12)    Hollywood Nocturne Album Version More Info... 5:35
13)    As Long As I'm Singin' Album Version More Info... 4:04
 
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  • Brian Setzer Orchestra: Brian Setzer (vocals, guitar); Ray Herrmann, Tim Miscia, Steve Marsh, Rick Rossi, Dan Roberts (saxophone); Dan Fornero, John Fumo, Kevin Norton, Dennis Farias (trumpet); George McMullen, Michael Vlatkovich, Mark Jones, Robbie Hioki (trombone); Ernie Nunez, Tony Garnier (bass); Bernie Dresel (drums, percussion).
  • Additional personnel: Gwen Stefani (vocals); Steve Fowler, George Shelby, Bob Sandman (saxophone); Stan Watkins, Charlie Biggs (trumpet); Roger Burn (piano); Bob Parr, Mark W. Winchester (bass); Eddie Nichols, Meghan Ivey (background vocals).
  • Recorded at The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles, California.
  • THE DIRTY BOOGIE was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Pop Album "Jump Jive An' Wail" won the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal. "Sleepwalk" won the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.
  • Personnel: Brian Setzer (vocals, guitar); Gwen Stefani (vocals); George Shelby, Bob Sandman, Rick Rossi, Steve Fowler, Steve Marsh , Ray Herrmann, Tim Misica, Don Roberts (saxophone); Kevin Norton , Charlie Biggs, Stan Watkins, Dennis Farias, Daniel Fornero, John Fumo (trumpet); Mark Jones, Mike Vlatkovich, George McMullen, Robbie Hioki (trombone); Roger Burn (piano); Bernie Dresel (drums, percussion); Eddie Nichols, Meghan Ivey (background vocals).
  • Audio Mixer: John Holbrook.
  • Recording information: Ocean Way Recording; Village Recorder, West La Crosse, CA.
  • Illustrator: Sir Richard Wentworth.
  • Photographer: Michael Farr.
  • Unknown Contributor Role: Patrick Williams.
  • Arrangers: Michael Acosta; Mark Jones; Ray Herrmann; Brian Setzer.
  • In his continuing evolution from pompadoured rockabilly revivalist to zoot-suited hipster, Brian Setzer keeps the faith with THE DIRTY BOOGIE, a collection that swings from stem to bow. Backed by hot horns and a bopping rhythm section, Setzer mixes well-arranged originals with well-known covers that show an aficionado's appreciation of jump blues, swing and doo-wop. Tunes by the Skyliners ("Since I Don't Have You"), Santo & Johnny ("Sleepwalk"), Bobby Darin ("As Long As I'm Singin'") and Bullmoose Jackson ("Nosey Joe") all enjoy the combination of Setzer's wide-ranging guitar playing and excellent charts played by his crack orchestra.
  • Elsewhere, Gwen Stefani is LaVerne Baker to Setzer's Jimmy Ricks in a playful reading of "You're The Boss." Clint Stacey's "This Old House" gives Setzer a chance to show off some fancy country finger-picking. The two numbers that will make you want to grab a flat foot floogie and cut a rug in your living room are a Neil Hefti-flavored re-arrangement of "Rock This Town" and a killer cover of Louis Prima's "Jump Jive An' Wail."
Professional Reviews
Entertainment Weekly (8/9/98, p.75) - "...Instead of slavishly reviving big band music, Setzer puts a Louis Prima-style horn section behind a wailing electric guitar. Setzer's take on jump music reflects not only the kick of his rockabilly roots but the expansiveness of '60s amd '70s rock..."

- Rating: B+

Q (12/99, p.128) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...his 17-piece powerhouse finds him reviving suitable oldies or creating originals that simply sound as if they've jumped out of the past..."
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