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The Reverend Shawn Amos is sharing a new single, an acoustic version of “Hollywood Blues” which he declares the official…
“I’m so grateful to the University of Mississippi for giving these podcasts a home.” – The Reverend Shawn Amos
‘The Cause of It All’ hearkens back to historic pairings like Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and Junior Wells & Buddy Guy.
“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
“This video says everything I need to say about ‘Troubled Man.’ We need to agree on a few fundamental facts if we are to remain a society.” – Rev Shawn Amos
The Reverend Shawn Amos & The Brotherhood’s debut album, Blue Sky, has a street date of April 17.
If you’re a lover of blues, soul, Gospel, or simply socially conscious, you’re gonna want ‘The Reverend Shawn Amos Breaks It Down.’