SHARON LEWIS & TEXAS FIRE, “Grown Ass Woman”

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RIYL: Shemekia Copeland, Etta James

Key Tracks: “Don’t Try to Judge Me,”  “Chicago Woman,” “Why I Sing the Blues(B.B. King cover) and The Allman Brothers’ “Soul Shine.”

Add Date: January 9, 2017

Label:  Delmark

Rating: B

FCC: All good.

Info:   Chicago soul-blues; “12 new original songs with special guest appearances by harp legend Sugar Blue and slide guitar queen Joanna Connor.”  Upbeat tracks, try: 1, 2, 6, 9, 10(retro-soul), 13(B.B. King cover).  Mid-tempo:  3(Joanna Connor, guitar), 5. 7, 8, 11, 12.  Slower: 4, 14(Allman Bros. cover).  

Check out the B.B. King cover at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrMUu7CHmuM