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LISTEN: Shemekia Copeland Has Our Mountain Stage Song Of the Week

Shemekia Copeland - Mountain Stage, 2021
Shemekia Copeland performing on Mountain Stage in Huntington, W.Va. in April 2021.

This week’s encore broadcast goes back to April 2021 for a special celebration of Huntington, West Virginia’s 150th anniversary.

Mountain Stage was presented by The Marshall Artist Series & the Huntington 150 Committee, and our guest artists included St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Shemekia Copeland, AJ Croce, Ona, and a special appearance by WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman.

Our Song of the Week is by award winning blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland, who performed “Walk Until I Ride” from her recent release, Uncivil War.

Walk Until I Ride – Shemekia Copeland
Recorded in Huntington, WV April 2021 as part of the Huntington 150 Celebration

Hear the entire set from Copeland, plus exciting performances by southern soul troupe St. Paul & the Broken Bones, songwriter, pianist and guitarist AJ Croce, Huntington’s own indie-rockers Ona, and a moving reading by poet Marc Harshman.

Check out the playlist here and listen on one of these public radio stations starting this Friday, June 3.

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