“The reigning
queen of the blues”

“Shemeika is really the reigning queen of the blues after Koko Taylor passed away,” Benjamin says. “She keeps her dad’s legacy going by doing one of his songs at every show and dedicating it to him.”

By Paul Benjamin, “the man behind the North Atlantic Blues Festival,” quoted in The Main Edge, before Shemekia’s performance at the North Atlantic Blues Festival, this Saturday, July 15, in Rockland, Maine.

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