October 04, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

Clear Impetuous Morning

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We gave it an A

JASON & THE SCORCHERS Clear Impetuous Morning (Mammoth/ Atlantic) These country punkers once again prove themselves to be the only legitimate living incarnation of the Rolling Stones. While never packing the moonshine kick of their debut EP Fervor (think Beggars Banquet meets Flannery O’Connor), Clear Impetuous Morning has the haphazard brilliance of a mid-Stones age relic like Tattoo You. Jason & the Scorchers tear through 14 songs, pausing only long enough to pay respects to Gram Parsons on a swell cover of ”Drugstore Truck Driving Man.” A

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