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Premiering today is Elder Jack Ward’s Memphis sacred soul follow-up to his ’64 hit, from masterful new solo LP produced by by Bruce Watson and Will Sexton
Following the widespread critical acclaim lavished upon Vol. 1 Bruce Watson’s Bible & Tire Recording Co. is set to release ‘The Last Shall Be First: The JCR Records Story, Vol. 2’ on June 18, 2021.
The catch is that Reliford passed away in 1993 and left behind only unaccompanied recordings. Along came co-producers Bruce Watson and Will Sexton, who put a band behind his tracks
Patton and Smith hit the nail directly on the head with “I’m a Sinner.” It’s hard to decide if she’s the next big thing, or if this an unearthed 70s Sacred Soul track.
When Holeman was 14, he bought a new Sears Silvertone guitar for $15. “I thought I had something!” he said. His uncle and cousin taught him a few chords. “I listened to 78s like ‘Step It Up and Go’ by Blind Boy Fuller, the Grand Ole Opry, and heard others play at pig-picking parties. I was good for catching on.”
“This song is a prime example of what can happen when you bring together a group of Memphis musicians who have never played together before: absolute wildfire.” – Robert Allen Parker