Saturday, November 22, 2008

Roll Call: John Barton of Atomic Boogie

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For this edition of Roll Call, we call out Atomic Boogie's John Barton.

Who are you?

John Barton, guitar and vocals for the band Atomic Boogie

Describe yourself in three words.

Rockin' guitar cat!

Who — dead or alive — would most you like to meet?

Jerry Lee Lewis

Who would you most like to slap in the face?

Britney Spears

What song do you wish you had written?

"I Walk the Line" by Johnny Cash

Elvis Presley or Elvis Costello?

Elvis Presley

LP, CD or MP3?

LP

If you could start one trend, what would it be?

I would like to start a trend of more rockabilly guitar players without the generic pompadour look!

If you could end one trend, what would it be?

I would like to end the "Country Pop Nashville Syndrome!"

With whom would you most like to play a game of spin the bottle?

Drew Barrymore — great lips!!

Atomic Boogie heads tonight's roots/rockabilly lineup with Rat Rod & the Rusty Rebels, and King Daddy Polecats. $7. 10 p.m. Lenny's, 486 Decatur St. 404-577-7721. Bring canned goods to support Atlanta Community Food Bank's holiday drive.

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