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They are my two kingpins and the two helped me realize this project and bring it to fruition.” Dee Dee was also determined to recapture the same magic and history of the Blues, R&B and Soul classics that she takes on as repertoire, and that were originally made in/associated with Memphis. King’s “Thrill Is Gone,” “Going Down Slow” by Bobby Blue Bland, Otis Redding’s “Try A Little Tenderness,” “Can’t Get Next To You” by Al Green, “I Can’t Stand The Rain” by Ann Peebles and “Why? Y.” and coming in the studio and us playing it for her and her sharing stories about my father playing with her father, Rufus Thomas, and just sharing about life in Memphis in general was the final affirmation that I needed for the project, the icing on the cake.” The result of this recording is an album that sounds like Memphis and feels like Memphis but also sounds and feels as only a Dee Dee Bridgewater album can, imbibed with her own fierce passion, originality and incredibly dynamic take on the tracks.

He penned the song in response to the mistreatment of the Little Rock Nine (nine black teenaged students) during their integration of the city’s all-white Central High School in 1957.“I chose ‘Why?

The classic is one of the 13 Memphis-associated songs that Bridgewater covers on the new album, set for release Sept. Recorded last fall in Memphis at Willie Mitchell’s (Al Green) renowned Royal Studios, the set was produced by Bridgewater in tandem with Grammy-winning musician Kirk Whalum, Mitchell’s Grammy-winning son Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell and Bridgewater’s daughter/manager Tulani Bridgewater. ” was written by the Staple Singers’ frontman/patriarch Roebuck “Pops” Staples.

begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital, located not far from where the album was recorded at Producer Willie Mitchell’s historic Royal Studios.