Pixie & The Partygrass Boys “The Devil Went Down To Utah” – Utah? Are you sure?

On this cover of the song you doubtless recall, Pixie & The Partygrass Boys have relocated the fiddle contest encounter to Utah – on the grounds that that is where they, and in particular their fiddle player and lead vocalist Amanda Grapes can be found.  The band have been joined by Jeremy Garrett of The Infamous Stringbenders to set up the pivotal fiddle contest around which the song revolves.  Amanda Grapes also adapted the lyrics with a personal touch here and there.  And cussin’, in the great tradition of Utah cussin’.

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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?
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