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Forty Below Records announces the signing of celebrated Blues and Roots musician Joe Louis Walker. A Blues Hall of Fame…
“It was time to get out of myself and deliver songs from another person’s viewpoint. We’re all on this planet together, after all, living on borrowed time.” – Dana Fuchs
In “Please Take My Hand,” Rayford raises the voices of generations who’ve struggled and persevered with love in the face of oppression, accompanied only by a spare bass drum, handclaps, and cowbell.
“I’m playing two characters in the video, both the narrator and the gal who is the one in question as to where she slept.”
“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 grew up in a household where the blues was celebrated and its history embraced. I look forward to drawing from my own family legacy, knowledge of this community and depth of business experience in advancing the mission of the organization.” – Judith Black
“Persevering despite setbacks is difficult, but this song helps me channel the strength that is needed to do it.”
Ally used her pandemic vacation wisely, recording fourth album ‘Heart of Fire’ with world-renowned producer Jim Gaines
“To me, this song is like when you’re living in the ghetto, turn on the lights, and the roaches scatter.” – Sugaray Rayford
While ‘Flathead’ celebrates musicians as diverse as Muddy Waters and Roger Miller, the band puts its spin on each tune.