A proud resident of Anoka County, Minnesota, Alex “Crankshaft” Larson sounds like he’s straight from the Mississippi Delta. While his music has elements of rockabilly, Crankshaft’s a bluesman at heart. His playing extends beyond the music itself and includes plenty of charisma and his trademark wardrobe: a suit, tie and plenty of hair gel. Here, Crankshaft talks about the birth of American music and his philosophy on music performance.
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