Smoke Up Johnny
You may have seen them open for The Foxboro Hot Tubs (Green Day) on a Short Tour in 2008. This S/T CD has gotten Rave Reviews. Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day said they Proved to be The Urban Cowboys! "Smoke Up Johnny made hangovers worth it in 2007. No local band played later or louder or with more spit-in-your-face joy. Born in Levy of cigarettes, cheap beer and a mutual affection for bands like Cheap Trick and Thin Lizzy, the dudes in SUJ did plenty of punk-rock posturing onstage - bassist Matt Floyd could kick your ass with a cross-ways look - but if you dug a little deeper, you'd see them wearing their hearts on their sleeveless shirts. Their music is pure rock 'n' roll, an unmitigated blast of all that's simple and holy about rock, and Alan Disaster's night-moves lyrics of one-night stands and rich girls slumming on 12th Street made Smoke Up Johnny one of the most visceral, earnest and funny bands to come around in years. No album can capture the furor of their live show, b.