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Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens Dan Winters
Going Solo Makes Classics Her Own


Our in studio session today is with Rhiannon Giddens. Many people know her as the lead voice in The Carolina Chocolate Drops whose album Genuine Negro Jig was a Grammy winner in 2010. That album was an introduction to the way makes a song her own; in this case Blu Cantrell's “Hit Em Up Style.” Rhiannon has done more solo work – she was a show stopper in the film of the Another Day, Another Time, concert singing a Gaelic song - and is one of the members of The New Basement Tapes folk supergroup. Now comes her first solo album Tomorrow Is My Turn. Rhiannon has found a way to put her stamp on a wide variety of songs from iconic female artists like Patsy Cline, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Nina Simone and others. T-Bone Burnett produced. Rhiannon talks about her musical path, her decisions and plays live with her band.



Session Setlist
She’s Got You
Last Kind Word Blues
Black is the Color


Recent Release: Tomorrow Is My Turn
Release Date: February 10, 2015
Label: Nonesuch

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