Ronnie Earl - Mercy Me (album cover)

Ronnie Earl and The Broadcasters

Mercy Me

Label: Stony Plain Records
Release date: 15 April 2022

Over a 45-year career as one of the world’s top blues musicians, Ronnie Earl has transfixed audiences with his distinct sound of emotion-laden blues. On his own and with his band The Broadcasters, Ronnie is a four-time Blues Music Award winner as “Guitar Player of the Year,” with 28 albums and multiple chart-topping compositions in his catalogue.

Ronnie sets the songs of this album into context with a quote from Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr prominently placed in the album art: “The Blues tell the story of life’s difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph.”

These 12 songs present triumphant Blues – uplifting and hopeful songs that point to a better tomorrow, including “Soul Searching,” “A Prayer for Tomorrow,” “The Sun Shines Brightly” and “Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher And Higher.” Celebrating artists who have contributed to the theme of hope, Mercy Me includes “Blues for Ruthie Foster,” “Blues for Duke Robillard” and “Dave’s Groove” (co-written with Dave Limina).

Listen to (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher

Ronnie Earl – Mercy Me

1 Blow Wind Blow
2 Alabama
3 Blues For Ruthie Foster
4 Soul Searching
5 Blues For Duke Robillard
6 Only You And I Know
7 A Prayer For Tomorrow
8 Dave’s Groove
9 Please Send Me Someone To Love
10 Coal Train Blues
11 The Sun Shines Brightly
12 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher

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