Franc Robert & The Boxcar Tourists return to the scene in 2012 with their new release
“Mulligan Stew”, 12 songs that stylistically cover a lot of territory within the blues genre. Opening with the party anthem “Let’s Go Jukin”, the band kicks in high gear with“Coal Burnin Locomotive” a driving blues-rock lap steel workout with power to spare! Traditional Memphis-style blues is served up with “Beale Street Memories” ,“Why Can’t I Be Your Man” and “Your Crying Eyes”. Acoustic fans will love “The Devil At Your Door”, “Lay My Body Down” and the forward looking “It’s Morning Time”, while slide fans will dig the Elmore James stylings of “Ya Can’t Have Nothin” and “You Worry Me”. “Ohh Baby” will get you off your chair and on the dance floor, and the title track is a jazzy, swinging affair sure to put a smile on your face! Throw all these styles together on one CD, and the result is a musical mix worthy of the name “Mulligan Stew”. Enjoy!
"No matter when you see them, it will be a great show. Franc Robert & The Boxcar Tourists has a cool, down-n-dirty, groovy-yet-swampy feel to their style that sometimes eludes other blues acts. I watched their set at the Chasco Fiesta this past March, and the audience was captivated the entire time. Go check them out; you won't regret it!"
Tim Cronin, New Port Richey Patch