Keb’ Mo’ (from the album Oklahoma available on Concord Records)
The recent release from Keb’ Mo’, Oklahoma, opens with a memory as “I Remember You”. The story champions a strong woman, the theme fitting in with the dedication of Oklahomafrom Keb’ Mo’ to his mother, Lauvella Cole, who passed away at 91 years of age in 2018. The power of women continues to reverberate with Keb’ Mo’ when he is joined by Rosanne Cash on “Put a Woman in Charge” while survival in the struggle against adversity is passed forward in the story of “This is My Home”.
Produced by Canadian Blues force Colin Linden (solo, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings), Oklahomasticks to Folk traditions in the Blues with the modern-day environmental advice of “Don’t Throw It Away” as the genre is stripped back to just rhythms in “Ridin’ on a Train” and Keb’ Mo’ confronts love head on in the rolling funk of “Cold Outside”. Oklahomatenderly shuts its doors when Keb’ Mo’ duets with his wife Robbie Brooks Moore on “Beautiful Music”.
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