America’s Child featured on Blues America

Shemekia Copeland is the Grammy-nominated reigning Queen of Chicago Blues who released her 8th studio effort on Alligator records, ‘America’s Child.’ The album was produced by Will Kimbrough and features all-stars like John Prine, Emmy Lou Harris and Steve Cropper. Shemekia carries on the legacy of her family name in the blues made famous by her legendary father, Johnny Copeland. She’s won numerous Blues music awards. 

The introduction to Blues America show #153, running August 25 to 31, featuring Shemekia Copeland. Blues America is a public radio series broadcasting weekly from the Chico Chism Studio in Phoenix and providing an outlet for Blues artists to share their stories. Drew Verbis presents Shemekia, her eighth album, America’s Child, interviewed her about her child, who is “almost 20 months old.”

Listen to the Blues America show.