Blame It On Eve [Vinyl LP]

Shemekia Copeland

Blame It On Eve [Vinyl LP]


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Another exhilarating Shemekia Copeland showcase, as her rousing vocals bring the heat to an infectious array of muscular rockers, stomping blues, swampy soul, and heartbreaking ballads. Ten new originals plus soul-soaked versions of songs by Stevie Wonder and her father, Johnny Copeland.  “Copeland is the greatest female blues vocalist working today. There’s no mistaking the majesty of her instrument, nor the ferocity of her delivery”  —Chicago Tribune


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1. Blame It On Eve 4:32
2. Tough Mother 4:15
3. Only Miss You All The Time 4:10
4. Broken High Heels 3:48
5. Wine O'Clock 4:03
6. Is There Anybody Up There? 3:44
7. Cadillac Blue 3:40
8. Belle Sorciere 4:32
9. Tell The Devil 3:24
10. Tee Tot Payne 3:08
11. Down On Bended Knee 4:36
12. Heaven Help Us All 4:02


Producer: Will Kimbrough
Executive Producer: John Hahn
Recorded and mixed by Dylan Alldredge at Skinny Elephant.
Additional recording engineered by Benj Johnson at Earthtones Recording, Greensboro, NC.
Mastered by Alex McCollough at True East Mastering, Nashville.

1. BLAME IT ON EVE
(J. Hahn & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ./ Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Luther Dickinson: Guitar
Will Kimbrough: Guitar
Jim Hoke: Saxophone
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

2. TOUGH MOTHER
(J. Hahn & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ./ Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Luther Dickinson: Guitar
Will Kimbrough: Guitar
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

3. ONLY MISS YOU ALL THE TIME
(J. Hahn & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ./ Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Will Kimbrough: Guitar
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

4. BROKEN HIGH HEELS
(J. Hahn & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ./ Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Will Kimbrough: Guitar
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

5. WINE O’CLOCK
(J. Hahn, Susan Werner, & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ., BMI/ Frank Chance Music, ASCAP / Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Charlie Hunter: Guitar
Will Kimbrough: Guitar
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

6. IS THERE ANYBODY UP THERE?
(J. Hahn & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ./ Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Alejandro Escovedo: Vocals
Will Kimbrough: Guitar and Organ
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

7. CADILLAC BLUE
(J. Hahn & K. Gordon, Avarice and Greed Publ., BMI/ Little Rain Music, BMI admin. by BMG)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Jerry Douglas: Lap Steel Guitar
Kevin Gordon: Guitar
Will Kimbrough: Guitar
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

8. BELLE SORCIERE
(J. Hahn & P. Danae, Avarice and Greed Publ., BMI/ Pascal Danae Publ., SACEM)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Pascal Danae: Vocals
Cara Fox: Cello
Will Kimbrough: Guitar
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

9. TELL THE DEVIL
(J. Hahn & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ./ Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Dashawn Hickman: Sacred Steel Guitar
Will Kimbrough: Guitar, Organ and Percussion
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums
Lisa Oliver Gray: Background Vocals and Percussion  
Odessa Settles: Background Vocals and Percussion
Lucinda Spence and John Hahn: Percussion

10. TEE TOT PAYNE
(J. Hahn & W. Kimbrough, Avarice and Greed Publ./ Will Kimbrough Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Jerry Douglas: Dobro
Will Kimbrough: Guitar and Mandolin
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

11. DOWN ON BENDED KNEE
(Johnny Copeland, Jo’Clyde Music, BMI)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Will Kimbrough: Guitar and Mandolin
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums

12. HEAVEN HELP US ALL
(Ronald N. Miller, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC)
Shemekia Copeland: Vocals
Will Kimbrough: Guitar and Organ
Lex Price: Bass
Pete Abbott: Drums
Lisa Oliver Gray: Background Vocals
Odessa Settles: Background Vocals

This album is dedicated to my biggest fan, my Mom, Sandra Lynn Copeland. She will live forever in every song I sing.

Thanks to Brian Schultz, Johnny Lee Schultz, Cindi Hahn, Tory Edwards, Phyllis Edwards, Betsy Kopczynski, Rahel Joseph, Jessica Kimbrough, Larry Billy Bob, Arthur Neilson, Willie Scandlyn, Kevin Jenkins, Robin Gould, Dan Hickey, Susan Werner, Kevin Gordon, Bob Merlis, Bryan Farina, Ryan Matteson, Deven Craige, Bev Howell, Jeremy Gagner, Kristin Weber, Blackie and Red, and as usual, my dad, Johnny Clyde.

Special thanks to Patrick McAuliff, Bruce Iglauer, Tim Kolleth, Marc Lipkin and everyone at Alligator Records as well as Glen Barros and John Burk at Exceleration Music.

HUMONGOUS gratitude and love to Alejandro Escovedo, Pascal Danae, Jerry Douglas, Charlie Hunter, DaShawn Hickman, Dylan, Will and John.

Booking:
Patrick McAuliff at Mint Talent
patrick@minttalentgroup.com
(312) 952-5767

Management:
John Hahn at John Hahn Management
jhahn4@gmail.com
(212) 580-5722