Guitarist/singer-songwriter Robert Cray – one of the most successful purveyors of American roots, blues, soul and R&B, with five Grammy wins and 20 acclaimed studio albums on his CV – chose to collaborate with drummer/producer Steve Jordan (Keith Richards, Buddy Guy, Herbie Hancock) for his latest release.
In addition to four newly written songs, Cray celebrates the music of Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland, Curtis Mayfield and the gospel group The Sensational Nightingales with Burying Grounda sacred song he heard on the family radio growing up. Guest musicians include guitarist Ray Parker Jr. and former Journey singer Steve Perry who adds his distinctive vocals to The Fabulous Thunderbirds’ song Promises You Can’t Keep.
That’s What I Heard by Robert Cray is out now via Cooking Vinyl.
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