Dallas musicians Joshua Ray Walker and Nathan Mongol Wells – aka Devil’s Sooty Brother – sure do like to perform. The two originally joined forces as part of Ottoman Turks, a loud and rowdy quartet. When that wasn’t enough, they started a monthly residency as Devil’s Sooty Brother, mixing originals into sets filled with classic country songs.
Here are two gems from a recent house party, a fiery take on the traditional Appalachian folk song “Shady Grove” and the Walker original “Lot Lizard”.
About the author: Mild-mannered corporate executive by day, excitable Twangville denizen by night.