Johnny Lee Copeland
born in Chicago

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SHEMEKIA COPELAND DELIVERS ON CHRISTMAS EVE:

JOHNNY LEE COPELAND BORN IN CHICAGO

Alligator Records press release — Alligator Records is excited to share the news: award-winning blues and roots vocalist Shemekia Copeland is the proud new mother to Johnny Lee Copeland, born in Chicago on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016. Weighing in at 6 pounds, 11 ounces, Johnny Lee is said have his mother’s pipes and does not like to be messed with.

Copeland’s latest release, 2015’s Outskirts Of Love received a Grammy nomination for Best Blues Album.

The prestigious UK publication The Blues says Outskirts Of Love is “a mature masterpiece of modern blues,” and named it their 2015 #1 Album Of The Year. USA Today says, “Shemekia captures the timelessness of the blues while spinning it forward with remarkable maturity.”

We wish the happy new family all the best.

Read the full press release by Alligator Records.

Alligator Records