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Friday, February 24, 2012

Sunday To-Do: Earl & Them with Earl Cate

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 12:06 PM

Earl & Them play Juanitas Sunday night.
  • Earl & Them play Juanita's Sunday night.

EARL & THEM WITH EARL CATE
7 p.m. Juanita's. $10.

Earl Cate was, of course, co-founder of The Cate Brothers, with his twin Ernie. The Fayetteville act was one of the premier white-boy soul outfits of its day, releasing four albums on Asylum Records that featured such luminaries as Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn, Levon Helm, Timothy B. Schmidt and others. If you're from Arkansas and you were born between 1973 and, say, 1981, odds are good that your parents have a Cate Brothers story or two, or at the very least a couple of the band's albums in their stack of LPs, which I would suggest you go get and listen to on your next gently hungover Sunday morning.

Earl & Them is Earl Cate's current outfit, with Cate Brothers veteran Terry Cagle on drums, Jason Davis on vocals and guitar and Mike Murray on bass. Sunday's show features guests, including blues guitar master Jimmy Thackery, saxophonist David Renko and RJ Mischo on harmonica. All three played on Earl & Them's latest album, "Special Blend."

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