The Morton Report: “It feels like Shemekia Copeland has recorded her crown jewel”

It feels like Shemekia Copeland has recorded her crown jewel. There is such a sweeping view of life in America today that is captured in all its guts and glory, that America’s Child could be her lifetime calling card. It’s that accomplished. Copeland takes out her wandering shoes and digs into several different styles of music, all the while keeping it close to her heart (…)

She sings with a strength that few others possess today. 

Shemekia Copeland’s critically acclaimed release, America’s Child,  is reviewed by Bill Bentley in his September Bentley’s Bandstand column in The Morton Report. Read the full review.