MP3 Bill Sheffield - Journal On A Shelf
Passionate, rootsy, expressive voice and superb picking and slide guitar.
14 MP3 Songs
FOLK: Folk Blues
Roots Music Report says..."Yea man roots-blues done the right way! Bill Sheffield has just released one of the finest true roots-blues albums of the year! A MUST PLAY FOR RADIO"...
Atlanta, Georgia born Bill Sheffield is celebrating the release of his ninth CD titled Journal On A Shelf. Performing for over 32 years, Bill has appeared in concert with legends Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, T-Bone Walker, Big Mama Thornton and many others. He''s also recorded and gigged with guitar great, Roy Buchanan.
An honest, gutsy singer, and captivating guitarist, Sheffield also penned all but three songs on Journal On A Shelf. "The Ballad Of Brer Rabbit" along with "New Tattoo"
"Journal On A Shelf" exemplify Sheffield''s masterful storytelling and his cover of Tom Waits'' "An Invitation To The Blues" is a jewel. Another highlight is "Comes Easy, Goes Easy" with Sean Costello.
"the big man from Atlanta, Georgia has a wonderfully expressive voice and superb picking and sliding skills...a must buy for all lovers of acoustic blues and roots music..."Dave Drury, Blues Matters, UK
"Passionate, spiritual and rootsy, Sheffield sings like a soulman trapped in a blues man''s body" Hal Horwitz, Creative Loafing
" Listening to Sheffield is like church for cool people" Lisa Love, Georgia Music Magazine
CD Baby writes of Bill''s 2004 release "Hearing Things".. "Dancing his way through the blues in various incarnations, Sheffield brings in the ache, the down-home grit and soul of the blues while mixing in contemporary angles as well. Quite the performer - his groove demands a second and third listen".