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Signature Sounds signs Sweetback Sisters

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 – The Sweetback Sisters, a honky tonk, alt.-country band from Brooklyn, inked a record deal with Signature Sounds. "Chicken Ain't Chicken" will be out June 16. Eric Merrill, who has produced Crooked Still, produced the Sweetbacks.

The band covers songs by Josh Ritter, Ray Price and Roger Miller.

The sextet self-released an EP several years ago, but this will will be their first full-length release.

Label owner Jim Olsen found out about the band through their friends in Crooked Still.

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