Mojo (Publisher) (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Here, he accurately recreates an era bedecked by ragtime, gin-ridden blues, [and] vaudeville hokum..."
Record Collector (magazine) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Smokey and timeless....One of the most unusual but rewarding albums of the year."
Uncut (magazine) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's all artfully done, its atmosphere and mood born of genuine conviction rather than cheap parody."
Personnel: C.W. Stoneking (vocals, guitar, banjo, washboard); Kirsty Fraser (vocals); Howard Cairns (electric banjo, sousaphone, double bass); Sue Simpson (violin, viola); Craig Woodward (fiddle); Chris Tanner (clarinet); Stephen Grant (saxophone, trumpet, piano, harmonium); Adam Simmons (baritone saxophone); Ed Fairlie (trumpet); Kynan Robinson (trombone); Jim White (drums); Dennis Close, Jacob Kinniburgh (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Lachlan Carrick.
Liner Note Author: C.W. Stoneking.
Recording information: Adelphia Studio, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.