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Author: JD Nash
JD Nash is the former host of Blues Influence on WREN radio and current editor-in-chief of American Blues Scene.
“Basically, I wanted the message to be about dealing with life – coping, surviving.” Sharon Lewis
“When we first received word that ‘Hog Wild’ was going to be the first single, we knew we had to do a video for it.” – Chuck Jackson of the Hogtown Allstars
The unmistakable personality of this larger-than-life talent (who just turned 96) was
captured here in this beloved old song.
Legendary Nashville gospel music quartet The McCrary Sisters back up Easley on the emotional piano ballad “I Can Let Go.”
“’That’s What the Blues Are For’ is a retro, heavily blues influenced song with a Nashville lyric twist. It is a request for truth in a relationship, but in an ‘in your face’ kinda way.” – Mike T. Lewis of The Twangtown Paramours
“You can’t hide the truth forever/It eventually comes out…Facts are facts/There’s no spinning that/That’s the thing about the truth.”
“One of my hopes for the album is that it will strengthen that voice of hope and determination in people when they listen to it.” – Katie Henry
“I speak the blues like it’s the truth, and it is.” – Harpdog Brown