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“There’s a bravery I wanted to capture,” The Rev says of the platters that inspired ‘The Cause of it All,’ masterworks from icons like Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Howlin’ Wolf, and Little Walter.
“There were many early blues musicians, like Reverend Gary Davis and Son House, who were either preachers, who became bluesmen or bluesmen, who became preachers. For them there wasn’t much of a line between Saturday night and Sunday morning. That’s what my music draws on.” – Reverend Freakchild
“Trains are a huge inspiration – harps & trains are cool friends – and I’ve wanted to do a video shoot on a train for a long time. I’m so grateful to all the people, who helped me to finally get on the tracks.” – Tomislav Goluban
“The way to influence people with your music is to put your own heart and soul on the line for all the world to see. If your heart and soul are right and your message is right you now have the power to influence people in a positive direction.” – Joe Lewis
I call it ‘One More Mile’ because it really feels like a lifetime journey that I’ve been on. And I’ve been playing music for well over 50 years, so the milestone is quite significant.
Call It Roots, Call it The Blues, Call It What You Will – It’s 100% Veronica Lewis
Peterson died this past May 17, aged only 55. Clarence will never forget him or his brilliant musical flights, where no boundaries existed and they could sail to the stars.
‘Soft Hard & Loud’ was released on October 8th via Blue Rock Records. If it isn’t in your collection yet, don’t hesitate to add it.
“It’s the Monkeys or Me” comes from Lisa Mann’s recent 5-song EP ‘Old Girl,’ released September 18th.