Baxter Dury – Live At Route du Rock 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Baxter Dury – In Concert At Route du Rock 2014 – August 17, 2014 – Radio France/Le Mouv
If the name Baxter Dury rings any bells with you, it’s probably because his dad was Ian Dury – as in Ian Dury and The Blockheads fame – of “Hit Me With You Rhythm Stick” fame – of New Boots And Panties fame. That Ian Dury.
Well, if you happen to have a copy of New Boots and Panties in your collection and you look at the cover photo of Ian standing in front of a shop window with a rather maladroit looking kid standing next to him – that’s Baxter.
Baxter’s all growed up. And one could say he’s a chip off the old block. Although you’d really have to give Baxter props for being the suave one in the family. He’s been around for a while, though not performing all that much since he got bitten by the performing bug around 2001. In 2002 he won NME’s Record Of The Week, and he has since signed a new label deal with PIAS and has a new album slated for release in October of this year, and an already sold-out gig in London in November.
Tonight though, it’s Baxter Dury in concert at Le Route du Rock 2014, recorded this past August 17. By the sound of the crowd, a lot of good buzz has been generated and there’s been a goodly amount of anticipation in the resumption of what sounds to be a promising career.
Have a listen for yourself.
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