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Sonny Knight

67 Year Old Soul Sensation Sonny Knight Gets His Shot as Our World Cafe: Next Artist This Week

“These are dreams that I had forgotten. Only now that they are starting to come true do I remember that I had them at all.”

The words are from our World Cafe: Next artist this week. Sonny Knight.

May 5, 2014 - 67 year old Sonny Knight made his first single in 1965 at the age of 17 and then his music career took a backseat to the reality of duty in the Vietnam War. For a good long while after that he drove trucks. Now Secret Stash Records has released an album I'm Still Here from Sonny Knight and His Fabulous Lakers capturing the singer in his prime, now! It's new “Old School” soul music and we will play you a couple of tracks today that you can download with our World Cafe: Next podcast.

Session Setlist
Juicy Lucy
Sugar Man

Recent Release: I'm Still Here
Release Date: May 13, 2014
Label: Secret Stash