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Shemekia Copeland Gives Her Gritty Blues a Spin on ’33 1/3′

Shemekia Copeland has released 33 1/3, a new album I’ve not been able to take off my player. She has already opened for The Rolling Stones, headlined the Chicago Blues Festival; and shared the stage with the likes of Eric Clapton and even performed at the White House. Take one-shot each of Ruth Brown, Etta James and Koko Taylor and mix it up with the bluest-best of Bonnie Raitt, and you have Shemekia Copeland....