Dick and the DeerguttersA Whole Lotta Dick!By Randy LoBasso
Originally from the swamps of Mississippi, Dick and the Deergutters trekked up to the City of Brotherly love to make a new home and release a new album independently - which has its plusses and minuses. The minus of A Whole Lotta Dick! is that The Deergutters aren't particularly good. Their riffs have been stripped from a multitude of Southern hillbillies with six strings over four decades and their lyrics wade in clichéd marsh.
The positive is, that's okay. Not ones to take themselves too seriously, their lyrics resemble a cleaner, racism-less David Allen Coe. Subjects include getting left by your wife, drinking Jack Daniel's, and getting it on at a truckstop. If we didn't know these guys were actually rednecks, we'd swear they were faking it ala Larry the Cable Guy. But they're not. So yeah, cool.