Tuesday, May 1 2012
Copeland and Brooks infected my classroom with the ‘existential freedom’ that allows each person to stare into the darkness, yet somehow and someway, find the words, the voice, and the courage to sing a sweet song. That is, they gave us all the blues.
Wednesday, October 17 2012
Nothing wrong here. Nothing transcendent either.
Thursday, March 17 2011
Deluxe Edition is a thorough, entertaining summary of Copeland's Alligator years.
Monday, October 24 2005
A blast of blues-drenched soul -- when has that ever hurt a person?"
Wednesday, March 4 2009
Blues singer Shemekia Copeland has opened for the Rolling Stones and played festivals around the world, including a headlining spot at the Chicago Blues Festival. Her new album Never Going Back released via Telarc Records on February 24th.