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Everybody Wants A Piece Limited 180gram Vinyl 2LP Set + Download

by Joe Louis Walker

Release Date: 09 October 2015

Format: LP Double Vinyl

Label: Provogue


Joe Louis Walker Everybody Wants A Piece Limited 180gram Vinyl 2LP Set + Download

Joe Louis Walker, a Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner celebrates a career that exceeds a half a century. He is known worldwide as one of the genre’s top musical trailblazers - a mesmerizing guitarist and soul-testifying vocalist and was inducted into The Blues Hall Of Fame in 2013. His new album Everybody Wants A Piece cements his legacy as a prolific torchbearer for the blues. Looking back on his rich history, Walker shares, "I'd like to be known for the credibility of a lifetime of being true to my music and the blues. Sometimes I feel I've learned more from my failures, than from my success. But that's made me stronger and more adventurous. And helped me create my own style, I'd like to think that when someone puts on one of my records they would know from the first notes, 'That's Joe Louis Walker.'" Always an artist deeply expressive lyrically, Walker continues to write and sing about themes that are universal. On "Black & Blue" he talks about a love affair that's falling apart, but there's an effort to keep it going. He offers, "The lyric 'Let's find a quiet place, A place out of town...We Need to talk this thru, Be honest & True' says it all in trying to save the relationship." He cites the title track as a composition that might not have a deep meaning, but in presenting the thought, "Everybody wants a piece of your love", offers a double entendre that speaks for itself. With a deep history and background in gospel, Walker looks towards “Wade in the Water" as an instant all-time favorite. He reveals, “The inspirational lyric ‘The water is deep, the water is cold, it chills my body, BUT NOT MY SOUL’ is expressing my belief that the spiritual will carry you through when the physical can't." This time out Joe has brought on Paul Nelson to produce his album which was recorded at his famed Chop Shop studio on the east coast. Nelson is a Grammy winning guitarist/producer who was rock/blues legend Johnny Winter's guitarist, and who also appears as guest guitarist on two tracks on Everybody Wants A Piece.

Featured Tracks:
A1 Everybody Wants A Piece
A2 Do I Love Her
A3 Buzz On You

B1 Black & Blue
B2 Witchcraft
B3 One Sunny Day

C1 Gospel Blues
C2 Wade In The Water

D1 Man Of Many Words
D2 Young Girls Blues
D3 35 Years Old