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Alligator Records To Release All-Star Tribute To Blind Willie Johnson On Feb 26

[12/08/2015]

Newly Recorded Songs From Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Cowboy Junkies, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Sinéad O'Connor, Luther Dickinson, Maria McKee, Rickie Lee Jones



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Shemekia Copeland Receives Grammy Award Nomination

[12/07/2015]
Blues/soul/roots singing sensation Shemekia Copeland's new CD, Outskirts Of Love,received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Blues Album category from the Recording Academy on Monday, December 7.

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Shemekia Copeland Appears On "The Tavis Smiley Show" On 11/4

[11/03/2015]
Grammy-nominated blues/roots/R&B vocalist Shemekia Copeland performed live and was the subject of a feature interview on PBS's nationally televised program, The Tavis Smiley Show, on Wednesday, November 4.

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Alligator Records Signs Moreland & Arbuckle

[10/28/2015]
Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of roots rock/blues band Moreland & Arbuckle. The self-described "roots and blues from the heartland" group (guitarist Aaron Moreland, harpist/vocalist Dustin Arbuckle and drummer Kendall Newby) will release their as yet untitled label debut -- produced by Matt Bayles (Mastodon, The Sword) -- in Spring, 2016.

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Alligator Records To Release All-Star Blind Willie Johnson Tribute Album

[10/21/2015]

Alligator Records is proud to announce the first quarter 2016 release of God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson. The album (to be issued on CD and vinyl) features newly recorded versions of the iconic slide guitarist/vocalist's most seminal material. Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Cowboy Junkies, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Sinéad O'Connor, Luther Dickinson, Maria McKee, and Rickie Lee Jones all deliver deeply moving interpretations of Johnson's otherworldly "gospel blues" music.



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