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Ranky Tanky brings the Gullah tradition to a funky KSUT Session

Ranky Tank performing in the KSUT studio
Ranky Tank performing in the KSUT studio April 24, 2019.

Ranky Tanky brought the funk when they appeared for a KSUT Session on April 28, 2019. The Grammy Award-winning band from Charleston, SC played before a show in Durango.


  • Freedom
  • Beat 'Em Down
  • Stand By Me

Charlton Singleton: Trumpet, vocals
Clay Ross: Guitar, vocals
Quiana Parler: Vocals
Kevin Hamilton: Bass
Quentin Baxter: Drums, percussion

Interviewer: Tami Graham
Recording engineer: Ken Brott
Post-production engineer: Mark Duggan

A technical note: KSUT Sessions were initially mixed for live broadcast and 'captured' by recording equipment. Post-production sometimes revealed deficiencies unique to the recording. Efforts were taken to reduce such deficiencies, but some are still audible.

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