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Album Review

Heritage Blues Orchestra: And Still I Rise

Read "And Still I Rise" reviewed by James Nadal


If ever there was a perfect title for a blues record, it has to be And Still I Rise , serving notice that the Heritage Blues Orchestra is a revival force with which to be reckoned. The group dishes out pure blues, blending greasy gut-bucket, hallelujah gospel, down home country, Chicago's South Side and everything in between. Fronted by venerable veterans Bill Sims Jr. and Junior Mack, on vocals and guitars, and also featuring singer Chaney Sims, this record is ...


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