Can I get an Amen?
"Rock & roll shouter Jimmy Angel is an unforgettable figure. With piercing eyes of icy blue, hair a thick shock of store-bought, jet-black synthetic and a quivering bandstand stance much akin to the kinetic strut of James "Soul Brother No. 1” Brown, the 78-year-old Angel burns with a high-voltage dynamism that is downright otherworldly. Personally groomed as a 1960s teen idol by Mafia don Joe Colombo (a great arrangement, until Colombo was gunned down, during a live televised event, in 1971), Angel’s weird heritage and unlimited talent always combine with electrifying effect. His tenor pipes are yet striking and powerful, and his songwriting still tumbles forth with a rich, natural grasp on the rock & roll lexicon. Yes, he is an old-school big-beat freak, and yes, he is slightly mad, and yes, it is a beauteous thing to behold." — Jonny Whiteside, LA Weekly (Sept. 23, 2013)