On the True Blues CD

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Recorded at various venues throughout the United States including Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, True Blues explores and celebrates the genre and follows its rich history from the Mississippi delta of the early 1900s to the present day. The album includes stellar and authentic performances by Corey Harris, Taj Mahal, Guy Davis, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Phil Wiggins… and Shemekia!

Shemekia sings on Bring Your Fine Self Home with Corey Harris and on Ramblin’ On My Mind with Corey Harris, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Phil Wiggins.

Get the True Blues CD.

Congratulations, Telarc!

to all the great folks at my label

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for being the recipient of the
2013 “Keeping The Blues Alive” Label Award,

my personal thanks
for your love and support!

Love you back,


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Shemekia’s 33 1/3 has been nominated for a Grammy in the “Best Blues Album” category! Also in the category are Dr. John’s Locked Down, Ruthie Foster’s Let It Burn, Heritage Blues Orchestra’s And Still I Rise, and Joan Osborne’s Bring It On Home.

See the full listing of nominees.