New Releases Tuesday: June 25th

Bob-MarleyWelcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week

BOOKER T. JONES, SOUND THE ALARM

This is the 10th album for four-time Grammy Award winner Booker T. Jones. Sound The Alarm showcases the older Jones of the 60’s and 70’s, but also includes many guest appearances from the likes of Estelle, Mayer Hawthorne, Anthony Hamilton, Luke James, Gary Clarke Jr. and many more.

MAVIS STAPLES, ONE TRUE VINE

This is the thirteenth album for the now 73 year-old R&B singer Mavis Staples. This is her first new record in three years and is also the second that she has had produced by Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.  Tweedy also played most of the instruments on One True Vine except for the drums which were played by his son Spencer.

BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS, LEGEND REMIXED

Legend is considered to be one of the greatest reggae albums of all time. Universal Music Enterprises brought together the best and brightest to come together to create their own unique versions of the songs from the Bob Marley album. Some of these artists include RAC, Jim James, Thievery Corporation, Pretty Lights, Photek, and some of Marley’ children put their own spin on this iconic album.

By Blaise Fritsche

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