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Music of the North Mississippi Hill Country ... from the streets of Manhattan
PORK CHOP WILLIE: Bill Hammer, Guitar, Vocals; featuring Melissa Tong, Violin
(top: in New York City; below: Juke Joint Festival, Clarksdale, MS)
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New CD 'Love is the Devil' June 2014
Pork Chop Willie’s debut national album Love is the Devil lights a new fire under America’s musical melting pot, bringing fresh heat to the Mississippi hill country blues tradition while blending in elements of Americana, rock, alt-country and even classical music. The 13-song disc serves as a bridge between those genres, the past and the present, and the band’s Magnolia State inspirations and Manhattan home. Led by singer-guitarist Bill Hammer and violinist Melissa Tong, Pork Chop Willie is fueled by grooves, grit, honesty and passion as well as a unique blend of down-home and uptown musicianship. The band can be heard regularly at their Hill Country Music Nights at the Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem, and on the road at Juke Joints from Mississippi to Tennessee to New York. For the band's gig schedule, click here.
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LOVE IS THE DEVIL • Pork Chop Willie
(PCWM 002) CD Release June 3, 2014
1. Too Many Cuts (2:58)
2. Ain't Nobody (gonna save my soul) (4:13)
3. Snake Drive (5:30
4. Lonesome Poor (3:28
5. Rosalie (3:22)
6. Poor Boy (4:04)
7. She Give Me Joy (3:37)
8. Falling (3:37)
9. Crawdad Song (4:15)
10. All Night Long (8:11)
11. She's Gone (2:16)
12. Devil in My Soul (3:50)
13. Black Heart (3:16)
Media Resources (click links to download):
TRACK NOTES here
LYRIC SHEET here
GEAR LIST here
REVIEW SHEET here
Juke Joint April 11-12 Tour Press here.
Nashville April 13 Tour Press here.
'Love is the Devil' CD Releases June 3 here.
PHOTOS (click here to view and download jpg of b&w photo at top; more coming soon)
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