Lonnie Shields


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Lonnie Shields' debut album Portrait introduced an accomplished, talented bluesman, one that was equally capable of playing guitar with abandon and delivering a song with soul. Unlike many of his peers, he doesn't oversell a song, he caresses it with his voice, knowing when to bring it all back home. Supported by guitarist Jack Johnson, keyboardist Frank Frost and drummer Sam Carr, he's able to pull off contemporary blues, laidback soul and funky grooves, resulting in a truly impressive and detailed Portrait.

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