Brave Combo Influences Bob Dylan, Answers Your Questions
[Dylan's] version of "Must Be Santa," with David Hidalgo squeezing reindeer-quick accordion, is directly inspired by the arrangement that Texas rock-polka group Brave Combo created on its 1991 gem of a seasonal album, It's Christmas, Man!How 'bout that? Consider it just another factoid in the long line of head-scratching--but quite impressive--factoids boasted by Carl Finch and Co.
Oh, and you can catch Brave Combo performing at 9 p.m. on Tuesday night at The Sydicate in the University of North Texas' University Union. But, more excitingly, you can as drop on by room 282 of UNT's Kenton Hall at 4 p.m. earlier in that same day; there, the band will be participating in a question-and-answer session with fans, no doubt answering questions like "So, honestly, what was it like that one time when Bob Dylan may or may not have ripped your song off?"