Caption: Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band
Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band 

In Search of a Song: Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

From: ISOAS Media
Series: In Search of a Song with Jason Wilber
Length: 01:00:00

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Executive producer Rich Reardin interviews singer/songwriter/musician 'Reverend' Josh Peyton and his 'Big Damn Band' about his life and music. This intimate interview was recorded at the historic Buskirk/Chumley Theater in Bloomington, Indiana. Read the full description.

Bdb_prx__240x240_small REVEREND PEYTON'S BIG DAMN BAND:  BROADCAST  12 / 10 / 2011
IN SEARCH OF A SONG originates in BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA and is sponsored by: THE BLUEBIRD NIGHTCLUBAIRTIME RECORDING STUDIO,  and VISIT BLOOMINGTON.COM
Executive Producer Rich Reardin interviews 'Reverend' Josh Peyton about his early influences in music, his songwriting, and struggle through hand surgery that almost stopped his guitar playing career. The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band is a three-piece American country blues band from Brown County, Indiana. Reverend Peyton (Josh) On stage he plays a rusty 1930 steel bodied National guitar, a 1934 wood bodied National Trojan Resonator guitar and a 1994 reproduction of a 1929 Gibson acoustic. He has recently added a 3 string cigar box guitar to his stage collection. Peyton uses no outboard gear other than a three input switch box between his guitars and the amplifier. He is a noted proponent of Fingerstyle guitar, playing the bass line of songs with his thumb while simultaneously playing the melody, the melody of a different song or a round.
Breezy Peyton - Washboard (using golf gloves with thimbles attached) , Vocals
Aaron "Cuz"  Persinger - He plays a small drum kit, augmented with a five gallon plastic bucket fitted with drum hardware. The band claims they are the only rock band with a 'bucket endorsement' deal.
They play more than 250 dates per year at venues ranging from bars to festivals. To date, they have released seven albums, the most recent is Peyton on Patton a tribute to blues pioneer Charlie Patton.

Musical selections include: Clap Your Hands, Born Bred Corn Fed, Everythings Raisin', Ft. Wayne Zoo , Miss Sarah, Elder Greene Blues, Jesus Is A Dying-Bed Maker, Shake It and Break It, Some Of These Days I'll Be Gone.

This program is "Evergreen" and not date specific.

For more information, visit In Search of a Song.com

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Piece Description

REVEREND PEYTON'S BIG DAMN BAND:  BROADCAST  12 / 10 / 2011
IN SEARCH OF A SONG originates in BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA and is sponsored by: THE BLUEBIRD NIGHTCLUBAIRTIME RECORDING STUDIO,  and VISIT BLOOMINGTON.COM
Executive Producer Rich Reardin interviews 'Reverend' Josh Peyton about his early influences in music, his songwriting, and struggle through hand surgery that almost stopped his guitar playing career. The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band is a three-piece American country blues band from Brown County, Indiana. Reverend Peyton (Josh) On stage he plays a rusty 1930 steel bodied National guitar, a 1934 wood bodied National Trojan Resonator guitar and a 1994 reproduction of a 1929 Gibson acoustic. He has recently added a 3 string cigar box guitar to his stage collection. Peyton uses no outboard gear other than a three input switch box between his guitars and the amplifier. He is a noted proponent of Fingerstyle guitar, playing the bass line of songs with his thumb while simultaneously playing the melody, the melody of a different song or a round.
Breezy Peyton - Washboard (using golf gloves with thimbles attached) , Vocals
Aaron "Cuz"  Persinger - He plays a small drum kit, augmented with a five gallon plastic bucket fitted with drum hardware. The band claims they are the only rock band with a 'bucket endorsement' deal.
They play more than 250 dates per year at venues ranging from bars to festivals. To date, they have released seven albums, the most recent is Peyton on Patton a tribute to blues pioneer Charlie Patton.

Musical selections include: Clap Your Hands, Born Bred Corn Fed, Everythings Raisin', Ft. Wayne Zoo , Miss Sarah, Elder Greene Blues, Jesus Is A Dying-Bed Maker, Shake It and Break It, Some Of These Days I'll Be Gone.

This program is "Evergreen" and not date specific.

For more information, visit In Search of a Song.com

Broadcast History

WFHB - Bloomington, Indiana
WNKU - Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky area
WHEE - Martinsville, Virginia

Timing and Cues

Intro Billboard 00:00 - 00:59 / News Break (or guest intro with song) 00:59 - 05:59 / Music Bed0 5:59 : 06:29 / Segment A 06:29 - 18:59 / Music Bed 18:59 - 19:59 / Segment B 19:59 -38:59 / Music Bed 38:59 : 39:59 / Segment C 39:59 - 58:59 / Music Bed 58:59 - 59:59

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Clap Your Hands Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band The Wages. Side One Dummy 2010 04:28
Born Bred Corn Fed Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band The Wages. Side One Dummy 2010 03:14
Everythings Raisin' Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band The Wages. Side One Dummy 2010 03:00
Ft. Wayne Zoo Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band The Wages. Side One Dummy 2010 02:40
Miss Sarah Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band The Wages. Side One Dummy 2010 03:06
Elder Greene Blues Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Peyton on Patton. Side One Dummy 2011 03:25
Shake It and Break It Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Peyton on Patton. Side One Dummy 2011 01:56
Some Of These Days I'll Be Gone Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Peyton on Patton. Side One Dummy 2011 01:52
Jesus Is A Dying-Bed Maker Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Peyton on Patton. Side One Dummy 2011 02:11
Indian Summer (In Search of a Song Theme) Jason Wilber Behind The Midway. Flat Earth 2000 :29
You Don't Know What You're Getting Into (Break Music) Jason Wilber Lazy Afternoon. Wilbertone 2006 :59
Northern Lights Seen Over Lewisberg Tennessee (Break Music)" Jason Wilber Lazy Afternoon. Wilbertone 2006 :59
Your Destiny (Break Music) Jason Wilber Lazy Afternoon. Wilbertone 2006 :59

Additional Credits

Executive Producer - Rich Reardin
Host - Jason Wilber

Related Website

http://www.insearchofasong.com