Downloaded from the wonderful Alligator Records. They’ve always got some free tracks to whet one’s appetite.
Shemekia stakes her claim as a riveting Americana singer of striking authenticity on this album produced by genre champion Will Kimbrough. Eight new songs from Mary Gauthier, Kimbrough and more, plus brilliant versions of John Prine’s “Great Rain” (a duet with Prine), The Kinks’ “I’m Not Like Everybody Else,” Johnny Copeland’s “Promised Myself” and the traditional ballad “Go To Sleepy Little Baby.” Rhiannon Giddens, Steve Cropper, Emmylou Harris and more guest. Copeland is a powerhouse, a superstar…she can do no wrong –Rolling Stone
If only everyone, everywhere had no time for hate. Just think what a world this could be. Imagine what could be accomplished. Astonishing things, I tell you. Profound things.
It will be the single most difficult project ever undertaken by human beings … in all our 250,000 years here on earth.
Can we do it? Yes. Will we? Hmmm…