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Remembering the Mighty Sam McClain: Ted Drozdowski

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Remembering the Mighty Sam McClain: Ted Drozdowski

"I've spent much of my life deeply studying the work of American roots artists, and I know Sam's voice was a national treasure—an instrument on par with those of Sam Cooke, Solomon Burke or his hero, Bobby Bland. He was grossly unappreciated during this lifetime, and yet his voice and songs will continue to be a beacon for everyone lucky enough to discover them. And unlike most roots artists, Sam continued to grow throughout his entire career—exploring new themes, pushing ahead into genres he'd not explored, and bringing his mastery to all of it right to the end of life....

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Remembering the Mighty Sam McClain: Joe Harley

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Remembering the Mighty Sam McClain: Joe Harley

"In early 1992 I was sent a cassette tape by the great Hammond B-3 player Bruce Katz. My record label (AudioQuest Music… now known as Sledgehammer Blues) was in its infancy then with only 13 or 14 releases at that point.

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Remembering the Mighty Sam McClain

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Remembering the Mighty Sam McClain

April 15 marks what would have been Sam McClain’s seventy-fourth birthday.  Throughout his nearly fifty year career in music, Sam touched hearts and souls around the world with his mighty voice.

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Resist: International Songs of Protest - Spotify Playlist

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Resist: International Songs of Protest - Spotify Playlist

The artists of Valley Entertainment have lent their voices in hopes of fostering change and greater awareness of human rights.  With several albums specifically dedicated to promotion of human rights: Listen to the Banned, Lullabies From the Axis of Evil and Songs From a Stolen Spring, we have tried to support those fighting for freedom and a political voice.

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In Memoriam: Mighty Sam McClain (1943-2015)

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In Memoriam: Mighty Sam McClain (1943-2015)

Our hearts go out to Sam McClain’s family and friends. The world has lost a man that used his mighty voice to touch the hearts of fans around the world for nearly 60 years.

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