Cover artwork for Blaggards-Standards“Blaggards’ debut Standards (NFA) is aptly named yet downplays their wonderfully exuberant, irreverent approach to well-known tunes such as “Foggy Dew” and “Rocky Road to Dublin.” Thoroughly irresistible, the Houston quartet joins the ranks of kilt-wearing, ass-kicking Irish rockers willing to cross genres to get their point across, as on the fiddle-driven medley of “Folsom Prison Blues” and ever-moving “Fields of Athenry.” Ten tunes leave the listener dying for more, like a pint of Guinness that’s been shorted with too much foam.” MARGARET MOSER for the Austin Chronicle

“Big Strong Man” appears in the film The Kid, directed by Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), and based on the best-selling book by Kevin Lewis. The Kid opened in the UK September 17, 2010.

“Drunken Sailor” and “Big Strong Man” were both featured in episode 86 of the CBS series The Good Wife, aired on March 24, 2013.