The Brighton Project, Bourbon Street Stories:
New Orleans brewed Rock
"...On a sultry day in 1764, Captain Johnny Brighton & Lt. Cmndr. Warren DuBois set sail with full crew aboard their schooner, the HMS Bourbon Street, recently liberated from His Majesty's Naval Service. They set sail for New Musical Horizons.
Looking to complete their musical vision, the ship headed into uncharted waters, with just a candle and a parchment map, torn and tattered. They knew the map held clues to finding the other Lost Musical Souls needed to build and complete their musical band of Jolly Rogers. Their oceanic journey ultimately found them anchored in the port of the City of New Orleans.
They found fine Ivories from the South Horn, and in Jungle Jim Ayers, created the best in imported keyboardists. Needing an anchor - literally - musical alchemist Dr. Zur, forced to evade trumped up charges in Borneo, stowed away with his bass guitar below deck in the wine cellar to hold down the low end. Holding down the beat with his finger lickin' good rhythmic stylings is Lt. Scotty Rivera. The hottest horns in the West Indies, aka "The Kids", added their blast, and Miss SuCh put her exotic vocal icing on the Brighton Project musical cake.
Lastly, Capt. Johnny B. re-examined the map and set a course for the Crescent City, creating "Bourbon Street Stories. This musical tapestry of heartbreak, yearning, and roses finds our leading man moving through a sonic movie in and around Bourbon Street, fueled by Fireball, Captain Morgans and Bottomless Ales. Into a world of rose vendors, vampires and dancin' girls - Ooo la la - and, as an aside for our Singer Lad: Gentleman Johnny Brighton (now Captain Brighton) has been disinherited, marooned and abandoned for his clownish, anti-authoritarian behaviors. "He's a bad egg," they say. Some of the Empire's best doctors and protagonists attempted to treat his malfeasance. All to no avail.
Their medical conclusion: "Johnny is incurable, but Holy Shit, can he sing! Conclusion: Give him a Band!
Feather quill dipped in ink: Foreheretowith known as The BRIGHTON PROJECT. And the rest, as they say, is HISTORY.
So, without any further adieu, sit back, listen and enjoy the music: the swirling Hammond organ, the horns and the back up beauties.
The original Rock of The Brighton Project.