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On Wdenesday night 4/1/15 at 8 pm Some Good Craic is back LIVE with special guest Ice Wagon Flu - I've seen these guys play many times over the years and they know how to get a crowd going . Kev will be calling in to talk about the band and what they got going on . And i'll be playing some of their tunes . Jonny Ra will be on later in the show as well with the News From The Emerald Isle That'll Make You Smile !!!
Icewagon Flu, where did this name come from?
Back in the days when the icebox was the best form of refrigeration, icemen would deliver large blocks ice in horse-drawn wagons. Chunks of ice were placed in the icebox which became the predecessor to the modern day refrigerator. The good-neighbored iceman would supply his frozen goods with a grin on his face and an outstretched hand. Often the unassuming civil servant, would receive an extra “tip” from lonely housewives. And the telltale sign of their secret tryst was a nasty case of “icewagon flu.”"Icewagon Flu plays fast and loose with the traditional songs of our culture, with marvelous results. Nancy Whiskey goes under the sonic knife as a boozy bar maid and emerges as a Riot Grrrl, thanks to crunchy alt-rock guitars and slurred vocal. Fields of Athenrysounds like something REM might chance---should we re-christen it 'Fields of Athens, GA?' Waxie's Darglehas a funky jam-band beat interspersed with pipes and flutes! Imagine that! Off the Wagon takes these beloved tunes into a back alley, roughs them up, and makes them into modern rock gems.