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KC Bear Fighters


"Whiskey Kisses," by the Kansas City Bear Fighters:

If the Kansas City Bear Fighters ever actually stumbled across a bear, the beast would be more likely to show off its jazz hands than its teeth. The group's gleeful singing and toe-tapping melodies would tickle Tiny Tim or Tennessee Ernie Ford. The Fighters have been known to perform in Hawaiian shirts and pirate costumes, purveying a kind of speakeasy ragtime powered by tenor banjo and doghouse bass. Fans of Truckstop Honeymoon or White Ghost Shivers will eat it up, as will bears with a discerning ear for creative takes on old-timey folk music.

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