DERRICK PROCELL, “Why I Choose to Sing the Blues”


RIYL:  Gregg Allman, Ronnie Van Zandt

Key Tracks: 1, 3, 4, 6, 10

Add Date:  December 6, 2016

Label:  Self

Rating:  B+

FCC:   All good.

Info:  Roots-blues songwriter/singer is joined by blues heavy-hitters Eddie Shaw, Billy Branch and Bob Margolin.   Webpage:   “The result is a treasure trove of richly detailed story-songs that immerse the listener in the blues experience from the Delta to Chicago and beyond. Blues fans around the world who are seeking smart, powerful modern blues songs that honor the legacy of the genre’s masters will find it here.   Upbeat: 2, 5, 10, 12.  Mid-tempo: 1, 3, 4, 6-8.  Slower: 9, 11.