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Shemekia Copeland: Artist Collection

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Shemekia Copeland Still Loves, And Lives, The Blues 2015 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Copeland has been recording since her teens and performing even longer, thanks to her bluesman father. These days, though, she's creating a sound that's distinctly her own.

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Shemekia Copeland On Mountain Stage 2015 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Dubbed the "New Queen of the Blues" by Koko Taylor's daughter, the singer makes her fourth appearance on Mountain Stage, playing songs from her latest album, 33 1/3.

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Shemekia Copeland 2012 (WFUV)

12/23/2015
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When your dad is the late Texas bluesman Johnny Copeland, there's no point in running from your destiny with music. So Shemekia Copeland embraced it, and even at 33, she's earned her 'Queen of the Blues' stripes. Now she's back with a mix of covers and originals on the new album '33 1/3,' and she stopped by FUV to belt out a few of the songs live in a Studio A session with host Darren DeVivo.

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Shemekia Copeland Embodies The Blues On '33 1/3' 2012 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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On her latest album, the singer uses her powerful vocals to address big-picture issues like domestic violence and income inequality.

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Shemekia Copeland: A New Age Of Blues 2009 (WXPN)

12/23/2015
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Ever since the new "Queen of Blues" made her debut at age 19, she's been working to re-create the blues for a new generation. On Copeland's latest release, Never Going Back, she incorporates pop and jazz into her soulful singing, which conveys a message of inspiration and empowerment for the modern woman.

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Shemekia Copeland: The Joy Of Singing Blues 2009 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Copeland knows the blues, but maintains that singing it doesn't have to be sad. Some of the songs on her new album, Never Going Back, touch on hardship and loss. But she focuses on empowerment instead of wallowing in defeat.

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Shemekia Copeland, Telling 'The Soul Truth' 2005 (NPR)

12/23/2015
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Blueswoman Shemekia Copeland's voice rings rich with attitude and soul. The singer talks with Debbie Elliott about her new album, The Soul Truth, and why her lyrics tell stories of strong women standing up for themselves.

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