Jasper Heikens captured biography and review material from All Music for the original Lester Butler Tribute Site, including from Char Ham and Cub Koda.
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‘Quite simply the best live album’: Legendary producer John Leckie on ‘King King’
John Leckie — known for work with The Stone Roses, Radiohead, XTC and more — doesn’t hold back his praise for The Red Devils’ only album, “King King.”
‘King King’ at 30: 1992’s underground blues classic
In the final #KingKingXXX post, we put The Red Devils’ “King King” into 1992 context: The underground blues album for the grunge era.
Gene Taylor: The unheard music of ‘King King’
An appreciation of “special guest” Gene Taylor’s contribution to a legendary blues recording. #KingKingXXX
Happy birthday ‘King King’!
Happy 30th birthday to The Red Devils’ “King King,” July 28, 1992. #KingKingXXX
Breaking down the ‘King King’ thank you’s and credits
We break down the credits and thank you’s of The Red Devils’ “King King.” Who did what, and who made the cut? #KingKingXXX
The Red Devils throw dirt on ‘Def’ in 1993
“It died of terminal acceptance”: How The Red Devils became the house band at one of the strangest funerals ever.
“If they’re buying drinks, then you’re making money”
Lester Butler gets real in this 1993 interview in Rock Compact Disc Magazine.
Butler on Bateman: ‘He’s like a Marine drill sergeant!’
At the end of 1992, Lester Butler told the Los Angeles Times how this “blues bar band” was living the dream.
‘King King’: After 30 years, accept no substitutes
“King King” at 30: There is no substitute. There is no sequel. All the magic is captured on that disc. #KingKingXXX