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Tupelo Chain Sex: Tupelo Sex, Honey

David A. Keeps, Creem, February 1984

LOS ANGELES — An incandescent chainsaw named Elvis snuggles up to a sex ad floozie on the back, and on the front the title begs the musical question What Is It? What it is is the debut platter by L.A.'s latest mutant musicombo, Tupelo Chain Sex, a band of rockabilly radicals with the chops to pour it on straight, even though they prefer it with a twist.

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